Virginia Beach man killed in wreck after fleeing traffic stop

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia — A Virginia Beach man has died after fleeing a traffic stop and wrecking his vehicle.

Virginia Beach police identified the man as 30-year-old Travis Martin Hill.

Police say in a news release that an officer stopped a pickup truck driven by Hill for suspicion of drunken driving around 1 a.m. Sunday. The truck then fled at a high rate of speed.

Police say Hill lost control of the truck while trying to make a left turn and the vehicle hit a tree.

Hill was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

The incident remains under investigation.

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