Fatal Accident On Shore Drive

Sunday, June 11, 2017

​The Virginia Beach Police Department Fatal Crash Team is investigating a single vehicle accident that resulted in a death in the 1200 block of Shore Drive.

The accident occurred at approximately 7:00 p.m.

Preliminary investigation indicates the vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree. Shortly after being transported to a local hospital, the driver was pronounced deceased.

This accident is still under investigation, no additional details are available at this time.


​The decedent has been identified as 62-year-old Mark J. Layton of Virginia Beach.

MPO Linda Kuehn

Police Public Affairs Officer