One Dead in Albemarle County Car Crash

April 17, 2014

A late-night crash in southern Albemarle County has left one man dead.

It happened Thursday night on the corner of Irish Road and Esmont Road.

Responding officers found a pickup truck that had gone off the roadway into a creek, running into a tree.

The crash closed both lanes of Irish Road for about three hours.

Police have not released the identity of the victim and say they do not yet know if alcohol or speed were factors.

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