Motorcyclist dies in Portsmouth crash

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PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — A motorcyclist was killed in an accident with an SUV in Portsmouth on Thursday.

Officers were called to High Street and Jamestown Avenue at 7:57 a.m. for a report of an accident with injuries. Police arrived on scene and found the motorcycle driver unresponsive. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police identified the motorcyclist as 28-year-old Matthew L. Williams.

Investigators say when the accident happened, Williams was heading westbound on High Street and the driver of the SUV was traveling southbound on Jamestown Avenue.

The driver of the SUV stayed at the scene.

Police have not released further information as they are still investigating the accident. Stay with WAVY for updates to this developing news.