DUBLIN, Va. (WAVY) — A Virginia Beach based Navy sailor has died after a motorcycle crash in Dublin, Va.
Virginia State Police said 21-year-old George Pereyra crashed into a guardrail on northbound I-81 and was ejected from his 2014 Harley Davidson “V-Rod” motorcycle.
Pereyra was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators say he was wearing a helmet but the impact was so violent a guardrail post pierced his helmet and caused a fatal head injury.
Investigators believe he may have been falling asleep.