Police seek witnesses to fatal crash

Published 1:44 pm Thursday, June 18, 2020

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Suffolk Police have identified the victim in Wednesday’s fatal crash as Marvin Covington Jr., 47, of Norfolk. Preliminary investigation has revealed the accident may have been due to a hit-and-run, and they are seeking witnesses.

A second man who was involved in the crash remains hospitalized in serious condition, according to a city press release.

The vehicle the two men were traveling in crashed at 10:31 a.m. Wednesday on eastbound Route 58 just prior to where the road becomes six lanes, according to a city press release.

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The two men required extrication by Suffolk Fire & Rescue. Covington died at the hospital.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Tipsters can also submit tips by going to www.p3tips.com or by visiting the Suffolk Police Department website at www.suffolkva.us/spd and looking for the Suffolk Crime Line link. Tipsters never have to give their names or appear in court and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.