Two dead in crash

Published 3:13 pm Saturday, August 19, 2017

Two people died in a single-vehicle crash in a rural area of the city on Saturday afternoon.

The crash happened in the 7900 block of Gates Road and was reported about 12:54 p.m., according to a city press release.

The driver and passenger were pronounced deceased at the scene. They were identified as Davis Turner, 68, and Rudolph McCloud, 73, both of Suffolk.

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The roadway was closed until 8:20 p.m. The cause of the accident remains under investigation.