VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — A motorcyclist died Saturday afternoon after a crash on Oceana Boulevard in Virginia Beach.
Police said Virginia Beach Emergency Communications received reports of a motorcycle crash at the observation point on Oceana Boulevard around 4:30 p.m. Saturday. It happened in the 600 block.
Police and multiple fire-rescue units responded to the crash.
The initial investigation revealed that a motorcyclist was traveling northbound and approaching the 90-degree bend by the observation point when they attempted to cut between other vehicles on the road.
The motorcyclist sideswiped a pickup truck, lost control of the bike and was ejected.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police on Monday identified the man as 61-year-old Ralph Keith Caesar of Virginia Beach.
Drivers were diverted down Bells Road to Birdneck Road during the investigation.
The crash remains under investigation.
10 On Your Side is working to learn more about the incident.