Virginia Beach motorcyclist dies in crash involving box truck in Isle of Wight


ISLE OF WIGHT, Va. (WAVY) — A 35-year-old motorcyclist died in a crash Friday night in Isle of Wight County.

Virginia State Police said they were called to investigate a two-vehicle crash around 8:45 p.m. Friday on Route 17.

The preliminary investigation revealed the driver of a 2014 Harley Davidson motorcycle left the parking lot of the Fatboy’s restaurant on Route 17 and pulled into the path of a box truck traveling northbound on Route 17.

State Police say the driver of the truck attempted to swerve to avoid the motorcyclist but was unsuccessful.

The man on the motorcycle, identified as 35-year-old Virginia Beach resident Charles Lynn Crews, was taken to Riverside Regional Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead.

Troopers were still on scene as of 11:45 p.m. investigating the crash.

State Police say no charges will be placed in connection with the crash.

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