Chesterfield man killed in early morning crash on I-64

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(Photo courtesy of Virginia State Police)

JAMES CITY COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A Chesterfield man was killed early Friday morning in a high-speed crash on interstate 64.

According to Virginia State Police, they responded to the single-vehicle crash at around 1:30 a.m. The driver, Brandon Pearson, 28, of Chesterfield, died at the scene from his injuries.

Police say Pearson was traveling at a high rate of speed when he lost control of his 2017 Nissan Rogue and careened off the roadway, eventually striking a tree.

Pearson was wearing his seatbelt, and police do not believe at this time that alcohol played a role in his death.

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