Driver killed after running off road, hitting tree in New Kent

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NEW KENT COUNTY, Va. — State police are investigating after a driver ran off the road and struck a tree Sunday afternoon in New Kent County.

Officials said the single-vehicle crash happened around 2:50 p.m. when a vehicle heading east along Route 60 near Adkins Road.

The driver, whose name will be released pending next-of-kin notification, died at the scene.

Troopers are investigating what caused the wreck.