Man dies after Va. Beach motorcycle accident

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – Police say a man has died after a motorcycle accident on Indian River Road Sunday morning.

According to police, a man riding a 2011 Harley Davidson left the roadway to the right in the 3600 block of Indian River Road, went into the ditch and struck a tree. The man was thrown from the motorcycle into the woods.

He was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries, and later died. Police identified the victim as 49-year-old Richard John Hoben of Virginia Beach.

Tonya Borman with the Virginia Beach Police Department said alcohol appears to be a factor in the crash.

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