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Driver charged after motorcyclist killed in Amelia County

Posted at 1:48 PM, Jan 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-20 18:20:44-05

AMELIA COUNTY, Va. -- State Police have charged a man after another was killed in a two-vehicle crash Saturday morning.

Troopers responded to the crash on Goodes Bridge Road at approximately 11:29 a.m. The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2002 Jeep Wrangler heading east was making a left hand turn into the Southern States department store parking lot when it veered into the path of a Harley Davidson motorcycle traveling west and struck it.

The motorcyclist, identified as 53-year-old Charles Redman, was thrown from the vehicle due to the impact of the collision and succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

The driver of the Jeep, David Baldwin, has been charged with failure to yield the right of way. Baldwin was wearing a seatbelt and did not sustain any injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

Stay with CBS 6 for updates on this developing story.