Police: Single-vehicle crash in Ford's Colony kills one

JAMES CITY COUNTY - A single-vehicle crash this morning in Ford's Colony killed a 66-year old man, according to police. 

James City County Police responded to the accident at 7:36 a.m. on Williamsburg West drive near the intersection of Westbury Hills, according to a police news release. 

The driver of a 2005 Volvo Sedan, Dennis Francis Shea, drove off the right side of the road and struck a tree, which caused the vehicle to spin around before landing at the edge of a pond, police said. 

Shea was pronounced dead at the scene, and police say speed was a factor. 

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