Virginia State Police are investigating a single-vehicle accident that killed a New Market man on Friday evening.
David E. Streett, 52, was driving north on Smith Creek Road Friday evening when he drove off the road and hit a fence, utility box and a power pole, according to a release sent out by state police Monday morning. Streett died at the scene as a result of his injuries. He was not wearing a seat belt.
Police said that speed is being considered a factor in the crash but the investigation is ongoing.
Mount Jackson Fire and Rescue assisted state police at the scene.