Two killed after motorcycle, SUV collide in Suffolk

(Photo: Suffolk police)

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A man and woman were killed Monday in an accident in Suffolk.

At 1:45 p.m., emergency crews were called to a two-vehicle crash in the 6600 block of Old Myrtle Road at the intersection of Old Mill Road. Police say the accident involved a Chevrolet Tahoe and a motorcycle.

According to police, the SUV and motorcycle were traveling on Old Mill Road when the accident happened.

The driver and passenger of the motorcycle were both pronounced dead at the scene. Police identified the victims as 65-year-old Peter Donald Veillette and 52-year-old Donna Lee Jones, both of Gates County, North Carolina.

The woman driving the SUV was treated at the scene and taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

The intersection of Old Myrtle Road and Old Mill Road was closed for several hours. It has since reopened.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation.

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