NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Police say a man was killed in a dirt bike crash on Warwick Boulevard late Saturday night.
The victim has been identified as 36-year-old James Laughlin, of Mellon Street.
Newport News dispatchers received the call for the accident around 11:10 p.m. When emergency personnel arrived at the scene, they found a man with life-threatening injuries.
The victim was transported to a local hospital where he later died.
Investigators originally sited the accident as a motorcycle accident, but later determined Laughlin was operating a dirt bike.
Circumstances surrounding the incident are still being investigated by the Crash Investigative Team.
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