Virginia State Police Beat / Shyasia L. Davis dead, 3 injured in high-speed crash of teen driver near Accomack

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Virginia State Police Beat / Shyasia L. Davis dead, 3 injured in high-speed crash of teen driver

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ATLANTIC, VA. – A teenage driver who police say was speeding killed one of his passengers, injured two others and himself in a wreck in Accomack County, Virginia.

Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corrine Geller reports that Trooper R.J. Dougherty is investigating a single-vehicle crash in Accomack County. The crash occurred at 10:40 p.m., Dec. 16, 2016, on Atlantic Road, less than a mile south of Bowden Lane, just south of Atlantic, Va.

A 2011 Chevrolet Malibu was traveling south on Atlantic Road. As it came through a curve, the vehicle ran off the right side of the road, spun around and struck a tree head-on.

The driver, a 17-year-old male of Parksley, Va., was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of serious injuries. He was not wearing a seatbelt.

Shyasia Lanei Davis killed in crash in Accomack County Va 121616 photo from Facebook

Krista Everett was injured in the deadly wreck.

Police say a backseat passenger, Shyasia L. Davis, 18, of Horntown, Va., died at the scene. She was wearing a seatbelt. Davis’s Facebook page says she had been living in Pocomoke City, Md.

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A second backseat passenger, a 17-year-old male, was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of serious injuries. He was wearing a seatbelt.

Front seat passenger, Krista N. Everett, 18, was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of minor injuries. She was wearing a seatbelt.

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Speed is being investigated as a factor in the crash, which remains under investigation.

Services are pending at Cooper & Humbles Funeral Home in Accomack, Va.

Speed is being investigated as a factor in the crash, which remains under investigation.