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Former Chesapeake high school football star killed in Suffolk crash

Jaquan Rashad Yulee, 24, of Suffolk, died after his vehicle flipped over. Yulee attended Indian River High School and played college football at Marshall University.

SUFFOLK, Va. — Police in Suffolk are investigating a crash that left a man dead on Tuesday.

The victim has been identified as Jaquan Rashad Yulee, 24, of Suffolk. Yulee was a football star at Indian River High School and ended up playing college football at Marshall University.

On social media, former players and friends paid respects after learning about Yulee's death.

The Marshall Football Twitter account said he'd be dearly missed.

"His energy and ability to connect with so many in our fanbase was exemplary," a spokesperson wrote.

Police say they were contacted shortly after 7 p.m. about an accident in the 6400 block of Leafwood Road, near South Quay Road in rural Suffolk.

A passenger vehicle had reportedly flipped on its roof. No other vehicles were involved in the crash.

Yulee was pronounced dead at the scene. No one else was in his vehicle.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.