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Crash kills man on State Street in Bristol

Staff Report • Feb 17, 2013 at 11:29 AM

BRISTOL, Va. — The Bristol, Va., and Bristol, Tenn., police departments are conducting a joint investigation into a Friday night traffic accident that claimed the life of a Bristol, Va., man.

Police from both departments responded to the 500 block of State Street, where a 1995 Oldsmobile was found crashed.

A preliminary investigation has determined that the driver of the Oldsmobile, 43-year-old William Marcella, was traveling east on State Street at a high rate of speed when he lost control of the car, crashing into two vehicles parked in the 600 block of State Street on the Virginia side.

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