Smithfield man, 24, dies in one-car crash

Published 10:18 am Sunday, June 19, 2022

A Smithfield man died early Sunday when he lost control of his 2017 Chevrolet Camaro on Brewer’s Neck Boulevard and struck a tree.

Davont’a Aubrey Croker, 24, of Battery Park Road, died on impact, Virginia State Police said in a news release.

The accident happened at 12:53 a.m. north of Deep Bottom Drive.

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Croker was traveling north “at a high rate of speed” when he lost control of the vehicle, police said. He was not wearing a seatbelt.