A driver was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Hanover County on Wednesday morning.
The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office said it responded to the 15500 block of Mountain Road for the crash at about 7:50 a.m.
A Chevrolet sedan was heading east on Mountain Road, east of St. Peters Church Road, when it went off the right side of the road, the sheriff’s office said. The preliminary investigation indicated that the driver lost control of the vehicle and struck a tree.
The driver, who was the only person in the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver’s identity was not immediately released.
The crash remains under investigation. Anyone who might have witnessed the crash is asked to call the sheriff’s office at (804) 365-6140.