Motorcycle fatality reported in Gloucester

GLOUCESTER COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia State Police responded to a motorcycle crash in Gloucester County Tuesday night.

Around 10 p.m., troopers were dispatched to the intersection of Route 17 and Main Street, according to Sgt. Michelle Anaya. The crash happened in the northbound lanes.

The investigation revealed the driver of a 2011 Suzuki Hayabusa motorcycle was traveling northbound on Rt. 17 when he ran off the road and was thrown from the motorcycle.

The driver has been identified as 53-year-old Joseph Robert Woodall from Gloucester County.

Mr. Woodall was taken to Walter Reed Hospital and pronounced deceased.

According to a release from Virginia State Police, speed appears to be a factor in the crash.

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