Single-vehicle crash on James Monroe Parkway results in fatality

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Albemarle County Police Department and Albemarle County Fire Rescue responded to a single-vehicle crash on the James Monroe Parkway near Bishop Hill Road Friday morning at 4:03 a.m.

When first responders arrived at the scene, they discovered a vehicle had collided with a downed tree in the roadway. The driver died at the scene.

The name of the deceased is being withheld pending next of kin notification.

The James Monroe Parkway near Bishop Hill Road remains closed in both directions.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation by the Albemarle County Police Department’s Fatal Crash Reconstruction Team.

This is the eighth traffic fatality investigated by ACPD in 2020.

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