Single Vehicle Fatality

Wednesday, August 23, 2017


The decedent has been identified as 39-year-old Lonell A. Anthony III, of Virginia Beach.

On Wednesday, August 23, 2017, at approximately 2:49 p.m., Emergency Communications received a report of a single vehicle crash in the 100 block of Oceana Boulevard.  The sole occupant died at the scene.

​Members of the department's Fatal Crash Team are investigating.

The preliminary investigation thus far indicates that the driver was traveling at a slow speed southbond on Oceana Boulevard before striking a pole and guard rail.  

Currently the southbound lanes of Oceana Boulevard are closed between First Colonial Road and Bell Road.  Northbound Oceana Blvd traffic is backed up at Bells Road.

MPO Tonya Pierce

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