Fifth Street’s Monday Morning Rush Hour Fatal Crash

One person was killed in an early morning crash on Monday in Charlottesville — according to police, the single vehicle crash occurred on Fifth Street near the intersection with Berring Street at approximately 5:30am.
The driver was taken to the hospital for treatment of serious injuries but the passenger was declared dead at the scene while the incident closed part of Fifth Street during the morning rush hour.
No charges are currently pending but officials are still investigating the cause of the crash.