Chesterfield County Police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred in the 8600 block of Hull Street Road at about 12:50 p.m. on Saturday, July 3.
Police said John Robert Thomas, 38, of the 3700 block of Pease Road in Midlothian, was driving a 2005 Ford Mustang east on Hull Street Road when the vehicle veered off the roadway and struck a tree. Thomas was pronounced dead at the scene. A juvenile passenger was transported to the VCU Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. Police said their investigation indicated speed contributed to this crash.