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HANOVER COUNTY, Va. — Investigators are working to determine what caused a fatal crash Saturday morning on Cold Harbor Road in Hanover, near the Henrico County line.

“The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2007 Jeep Wrangler was traveling north on Cold Harbor Road when it ran off the road striking a utility pole,” Hanover County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Sgt. Matt Ratchford said. “The vehicle continued off road striking a small grouping of trees causing it to overturn end over end ejecting the driver from the vehicle. The driver of the vehicle was pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash.”

Investigators have not yet released the driver’s name.

“The Sheriff’s Office has been in contact with the registered owners of the vehicle. Identification of the driver is pending confirmation by the Medical Examiner’s Office,” Ratchford said. “Investigators continue to collect information in order to determine the circumstances that led to this tragic incident.”

The crash happened at about 8:28 a.m. Anyone with additional information about this crash can send a news tip here.

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