Fatal Crash Takes Life of Colonial Beach Resident

Sadly 26 year old Calvin L Harris of Colonial Beach succumbed to injuries after his vehicle crashed on Route 205 yesterday.

According to a press release from Virginia State Police, Public Information Officer, Sergeant Dylan Davenport:

At 12:38 p.m. on Saturday (Aug 28), Virginia State Police responded to a crash on Route 205 (James Monroe Highway) at the intersection with 628 (Stony Knoll.) in Westmoreland County Virginia.

The preliminary investigation indicates a 2019 Dodge Charger, driven by Harris, was headed west on Route 205 when it ran off the road to the right and struck a tree. The vehicle subsequently rolled over.

Calvin L. Harris Jr, 26, of Colonial Beach Va was the driver and sole occupant of the Dodge. He was not wearing a seat belt, and was partially ejected. He succumbed to his injuries on scene.

Troopers are investigating the possibility that another vehicle, a blue sedan, may have been a factor in the crash.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact us at (804) 609 – 5656 or email us questions@vsp.virginia.gov.

Tipsters may remain anonymous.

The investigation is ongoing.

PHOTOS: The attached photo is the property of the Virginia State Police, which grants permission for  publication/broadcast.

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SEPTEMBER 3, UPDATE:

Virginia State Police is continuing to investigate the circumstances leading up to the fatal vehicle crash that claimed the life of Calvin L. Harris Jr. Troopers are following up on information regarding a blue sedan and the driver that may have been a factor in the crash.

VSP thanks the members of the public that have called and provided information.  Anyone who saw the crash, or what led up to it, is encouraged to share their observations. Information can be provided via email at questions@vsp.virginia.gov

or they can call (804) 609 – 5656.

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