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One Dead, One Hospitalized in York County Single-Vehicle Crash

(Courtesy of Virginia State Police)

WILLIAMSBURG — One person is dead and another hospitalized after a single-vehicle accident on Oriana Boulevard on Sept. 28 at approximately 6:35 p.m., Virginia State Police (VSP) said.

The male driver of a 2018 Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck, Kyong Sik Kim, was traveling eastbound on Oriana Boulevard when he lost control of the vehicle, ran off the roadway, and struck a utility pole, police said.

(Courtesy of Virginia State Police)

The front seat passenger, Isaiah Michael Kim, 26, who was wearing his seatbelt when the incident occurred, was transported to Riverside Regional Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The driver of the vehicle, Kyong Sik Kim, was also transported to Riverside Regional Hospital and later transported to VCU Hospital.

According to VSP, Kyong Sik Kim was charged with driving under the influence and reckless driving.

Both individuals are from Jean Court, Newport News, Virginia.

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