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Dump truck, two pickup trucks collide in Suffolk, killing a driver

When police got to the scene, all three drivers were hurt. Medics took the driver of one of the pickup trucks to a hospital, where he died from his injuries.
Credit: City of Suffolk
Fatal crash in Suffolk, Virginia

SUFFOLK, Va. — A man was killed after three trucks collided in Suffolk Friday morning.

Tim Kelley, a spokesman for the city, said the crash happened around 6:30 a.m. in the 900 block of Hosier Road.

A dump truck and two pickup trucks had crashed into each other. It's not clear what led up to the collision.

When police got to the scene, all three drivers were hurt. Medics took the driver of one of the pickup trucks, 45-year-old Chester William Armstrong, Jr., of Jasper, Texas, to a hospital. Armstrong died from his injuries.

The other two drivers were also hospitalized, but Kelley said they're expected to be okay.

Hosier Road was closed for a period of time but reopened Friday afternoon.

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