GLOUCESTER -- A vehicle traveling northbound on Route 17 ran off the road and struck a retaining wall. The driver, 40yr old Michael Shawn Utley from Gloucester, was entrapped inside and died at the scene shortly after.

Virginia State Police say it is unknown if alcohol or speed were factors in the accident. Mr. Utley was the only occupant and was not properly restrained.

The family has been notified.

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