One dead in Turlington crash

Published 5:41 pm Sunday, August 10, 2014

A Suffolk man was killed in a fatal accident Sunday morning.

Gerald R. Parker, 37, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash in the 600 block of Turlington Road, according to a city news release. It happened at 9:02 a.m.

Parker was the only occupant of the Nissan pickup truck, which reportedly left the roadway and rolled over, according to the release.

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Turlington Road was closed for several hours as police investigated and cleared the accident. Traffic was detoured to Jackson Road.