Friday, December 1, 2023

Crash in James City County kills New Kent man

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A 21-year-old New Kent man was killed following a single-vehicle crash in James City County Wednesday night.

James City County Police identified the man as Tyler Raymond Eveland.

Police said Eveland was driving a 2006 Toyota Tacoma west in the 4600 block of Rochambeau near the intersection of Cloverleaf Lane at around 11:12 p.m.

The car went off the road and hit a stump. It then went on its side, ejecting Eveland.

The vehicle traveled approximately 400 feet and landed upright.

Eveland, who was not wearing a seatbelt, died at the scene, police said.

No other information was released pending the outcome of the investigation.


John Mangalonzo
John Mangalonzo
John Mangalonzo ( is the managing editor of Local Voice Media’s Virginia papers – WYDaily (Williamsburg), Southside Daily (Virginia Beach) and HNNDaily (Hampton-Newport News). Before coming to Local Voice, John was the senior content editor of The Bellingham Herald, a McClatchy newspaper in Washington state. Previously, he served as city editor/content strategist for USA Today Network newsrooms in St. George and Cedar City, Utah. John started his professional journalism career shortly after graduating from Lyceum of The Philippines University in 1990. As a rookie reporter for a national newspaper in Manila that year, John was assigned to cover four of the most dangerous cities in Metro Manila. Later that year, John was transferred to cover the Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines. He spent the latter part of 1990 to early 1992 embedded with troopers in the southern Philippines as they fought with communist rebels and Muslim extremists. His U.S. journalism career includes reporting and editing stints for newspapers and other media outlets in New York City, California, Texas, Iowa, Utah, Colorado and Washington state.

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