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One dead, one injured after car crash in Suffolk, driver faces charges

A release from the Suffolk Police Department said that they were contacted about a car that had overturned.

SUFFOLK, Va. — Author's note: The video above is on file from a separate story that aired on April 29, 2022. 

Police in Suffolk and fire and rescue personnel were on the scene of a fatal car crash on Saturday morning. 

A release from the Suffolk Police Department said that they were contacted at 5:45 a.m. about a car that had overturned. It happened on the 5000 block of Pruden Boulevard. 

When they arrived, they found two people in the car. The passenger died at the scene, and the driver was treated for injuries at the scene. 

The passenger has been identified as Jennifer Copeland, 43, of Suffolk. 

An update on Monday stated that the driver of the car, Patrick Dane Bosley, 23, of Sedley, was arrested in connection to the crash. 

He faces charges for DWI, which is Driving under the Influence of Drugs, and Failure to Maintain Proper Control/Improper Brakes.

Traffic for several lanes was redirected for several hours as police investigated the cause of the crash. 

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