VSP investigating fatal crash in Halifax County

fatal accident crash

HALIFAX (WSLS 10) – Virginia State Police Troopers are investigating a fatal crash in Halifax County. Officials said the crash happened on Friday at 2:30 p.m., on Route 58, less than a mile west of Route 658.

According to police, a 2004 GMC C7500 was traveling east on Route 58 when it ran off the right side of the road. The driver overcorrected causing the vehicle to run off the left side of Route 58 said police. The driver overcorrected a second time which caused the vehicle to overturn and come to rest in the eastbound lanes.

The driver, Tecorio H. McDonald, 26, of Durham, N.C., was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle. He died at the scene.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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