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POWHATAN COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) —  State police are investigating a deadly wreck that closed Huguenot Trail and Woolridge Road in Powhatan County Tuesday afternoon.

Police were dispatched around 5 p.m. after the driver of a vehicle ran off the right side of the road and hit a tree.

The adult male driver died at the scene. The victim’s identity will be released pending next of kin notification.

As of 6:30 p.m., Huguenot Trail was closed and traffic was being detoured around the crash scene.

State police are investigating what caused the crash.