HAMPTON -- Police said 52-year-old Melvin Leon Jones of Newport News died a short time after he wrecked his car on Apple Avenue Sunday afternoon.

Officers said they got a call at 12:44 p.m. after Jones' car hit 2 parked cars and a tree on Apple, just off Kecoughtan Road.

Members of the Hampton Fire-Rescue Division got there and found Jones suffering from life-threatening injuries.

He died at the hospital.

Early indications are that neither speed nor alcohol were contributing factors in the wreck.

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