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The original item was published from 4/11/2019 10:10:00 PM to 4/11/2019 10:12:09 PM.

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Posted on: April 11, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Police identify man in deadly crash on Granby Street

UPDATE: Norfolk police have identified the man who died in the motor vehicle accident this morning on Granby Street as 25-year-old Dequan Leary of Virginia Beach. 

Police are asking for the public's assistance in locating Antashia Jones who may have also sustained injuries in the accident. Any information can be directed to the Norfolk Police Auto Squad at 664-7036 or call the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP .

Earlier today:
NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – An accident on Granby Street has left one person dead and another person injured.

Around 5:45 a.m. dispatchers received a call for a motor vehicle accident with injuries at the intersection of Granby and 9th Street. When first responders arrived, they discovered a white van and four other vehicles with extensive damage.

Medics transported two people to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. One person was pronounced deceased at the hospital. The other person suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The preliminary investigation has revealed, the van was traveling southbound on Granby Street when the driver lost control of the car, striking four unoccupied parked cars. The van came to rest at the corner of Granby and 11th Street.

The Norfolk Police Fatality Team continues to investigate the circumstances surrounding this deadly accident.

If you have any information about this incident, call the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip using the P3Tips mobile app.

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