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Virginia Beach man killed in Chesapeake vehicle crash

CHESAPEAKE, Va. – The Chesapeake Police Department responded to a single-vehicle crash that left a man dead Wednesday night.

According to police, the call came in at 10:10 p.m. for a crash in the 600 block of Blackwater Road. When police arrived, they learned that the driver was ejected from the vehicle and was suffering from life-threatening injuries.

The driver was taken to a local hospital for treatment where he would later die from his injuries.’

23-year-old Lantz Edwin-John Caudill of Virginia Beach was the man killed in the crash, according to police.

Police say the roadway was closed down while the department investigated, but has since re-opened to traffic.

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