Man dies after motorcycle crash in Virginia Beach

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — A man died after a motorcycle crash Thursday in the Arrowhead section of Virginia Beach.

Emergency crews were called to the 100 block of Miami Road at about 2:43 p.m. Witnesses told police that a motorcycle driver crashed into a dumpster and was unconscious.

First responders got to the scene and found a man dead.

Police spokesperson Tonya Pierce said investigators determined the man accelerated from a stop sign on Rappahannock Road and was trying to turn right when he lost control.

The motorcycle changed directions several times before hitting the dumpster, Pierce said.

Police say the 100 block of Miami Road will be closed for a few hours. It should reopen by 5 p.m., according to police.

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