Single car accident in West Tisbury claims a life


West Tisbury Police Tuesday morning identified the man who died in a single car accident late Monday as David S. Campbell, 25, of West Tisbury.

Mr. Campbell was the driver of a 2004 Honda Accord traveling northeast on Old County Road in West Tisbury that went across the roadway and struck a tree. West Tisbury Police Chief Dan Rossi said Mr. Campbell was the only occupant and died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash.

Chief Rossi said there was one witness to the crash. The State Police accident reconstruction team arrived on the Island to investigate. Old County Road near Skiff’s Lane was blocked into the evening. The cause of the accident is still under investigation, Chief Rossi said Tuesday morning.

Mr. Campbell was a 2007 graduate of the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School. An honors student, he was a gifted athlete and a member of the high school hockey and soccer teams.