April 23, 2021

Decedent Identified from Shore Drive Fatal Crash

​VIRGINIA BEACH, VA -- On April 21, 2021 at 2:09 pm, Virginia Beach Emergency Communications received a report of a single vehicle crash in the 4000 block of Shore Drive. It was relayed that a vehicle had struck a tree in the median. The driver of the vehicle, 40-year-old Leslie Scott Dyer, of Virginia Beach, was pronounced deceased on scene.

The preliminary investigation has revealed that Dyer was operating a pick-up truck eastbound in the 4100 block of Shore Drive when his vehicle sideswiped another vehicle that was travelling in the same direction, he kept driving and struck a second vehicle as it was making a left turn onto First Court. Dyer continued to drive eastbound on Shore Drive until he lost control of the vehicle, entering the median and striking a tree.

There were no other injuries reported.

Speed is believed to be a factor in this crash. No charges are pending.

MPO Linda J Kuehn

Virginia Beach Police / Public Affairs Officer

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