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Motorcyclist killed in South Richmond crash

Posted at 11:12 PM, Aug 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-30 06:11:10-04

RICHMOND, Va. – A motorcyclist was killed Wednesday evening in a South Richmond crash, according to police.

The single-vehicle crash happened around 8:48 p.m. in the 1700 block of Westover Hills Boulevard.

The male driver was headed southbound when he lost control of his motorcycle and appeared to have struck a tree, according to police.

The motorcycle skidded about 75 feet to the intersection of Westover Hills and Caledonia Road before coming to a stop, according to sources.

The driver was taken to the hospital where he died.

Police have not yet identified the deceased driver.

Westover Hills Boulevard was closed while the Richmond Police Crash Team investigated.

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