Motorcycle rider killed in head-on crash

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SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Suffolk Police and Suffolk Fire and Rescue responded to a head-on collision Saturday afternoon.

According to police, the collision happened at 1:48 p.m. in the 5500 block of Godwin Boulevard at the intersection of Everets Road.

The accident involved a motorcycle and a GMC pick-up truck.

The motorcyclist, 60-year-old Danny Clay Tackett of Seaford, was riding with a group of other motorcyclists when the accident occurred. Tackett was airlifted to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital and later died of his injuries sustained in the crash.

The truck driver was not injured.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

 

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