Driver killed when van hits utility pole in Va. Beach

Driver killed when van hits utility pole in Va. Beach

Driver killed when van hits utility pole in Va. Beach

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by 13News

WVEC.com

Posted on February 7, 2013 at 11:43 AM

Updated Thursday, Feb 7 at 1:54 PM

VIRGINIA BEACH- Va. Beach Police say a 74-year-old man was killed when his vehicle ran into a utility pole Wednesday evening.

The accident occurred just before 7:00 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of Northampton Blvd. at the S. Independence on-ramp.

Jerry H. Simpkins's Ford van hit the pole and then went off the road.

He died at the scene.

The investigation continues into what caused Simpkins to lose control.

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