Motorcyclist dies after crash in Newport News

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A motorcyclist died Friday night after a crash in Newport News.

Newport News Police responded to the single-vehicle crash around 5:15 p.m. Friday in the area of Blue Crab Road and Canon Boulevard.

Officers arrived on scene and found a man who “initially appeared to be suffered from injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening.”

He was taken to a local hospital, where medical officials upgraded his condition to life-threatening.

He died later from his injuries, police said. On Monday, police identified him as 31-year-old Rafi Welsh, of Newport News.

No further information is available and the investigation is ongoing.

Stay with WAVY.com for updates.


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