GLOUCESTER CRASH PROVES FATAL FOR YORKTOWN MAN

Virginia State Police this morning, are confirming a report that on Wednesday night around 9:30, a single vehicle crash on Low Ground Road … one-and a half-miles north of Guinea Road in Gloucester resulted in a fatality. Police say a 2011 Mercury ran off the road to the left, overcorrected and then ran off the roadway and struck a tree. The driver, 23 year-old Matthew Gowen of Yorktown was ejected from the vehicle upon impact.

Police say Gowen suffered major injuries. He was rushed by ambulance to Walter Reed Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police say Gowen was not wearing a seatbelt. The accident remains under investigation.

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