NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - The Newport News Police Department has released the name of the motorcyclist killed in a Thursday morning crash.
Lou Thurston with the Newport News Police Department said officers were dispatched to 62nd Street and Huntington Avenue around 2:30 a.m. for a report of an unconscious male lying in the street.
The victim, identified as 33-year-old Arthur Bittner of Newport News, was pronounced dead at the scene. Thurston said the crash appears to involve only the motorcycle.
The crash team investigating the accident determined Bittner was traveling down Huntington Avenue when his motorcycle left the road and struck a large tree.
The victim was wearing a helmet.
The Newport News Police Department is asking anyone who may have witnessed the crash to call the Police Communications at 757-247-2500.
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