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Police ID driver killed in Chesterfield

Police ID driver killed in Chesterfield
Posted at 12:04 AM, Aug 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-30 06:22:46-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — Police identified the driver killed Thursday night in Chesterfield as 31-year-old Roger Aaron Wilkerson, of Pamplin, Virginia. Police responded to the single-vehicle crash at about 9:23 p.m. along the 13700 block of Beach Road.

“[Wilkerson] was driving south on Beach Road when he ran off the right side of the roadway, re-entered the roadway, and ran off the left side of the roadway before striking a tree,” a Chesterfield Police spokesperson said. “[Wilkerson] was pronounced deceased on scene.”

Police cited both speed and lack of seatbelt use as contributing factors to the fatal crash. The investigation into the crash remained on-going Friday. Witnesses can send news tips here.