Motorcyclist dies after crashing on West Neck Road in Va. Beach

Virginia Beach police investigate a motorcycle accident on West Neck Road on Feb. 13, 2018.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — A motorcyclist was killed Tuesday afternoon after crashing on West Neck Road in Virginia Beach.

Police say there was call about the crash around 2:30 p.m. The road was closed between Jarvis Road and Indian River Road.

Police say the man riding the motorcycle lost control, causing the bike to leave the road and hit a tree.

The motorcyclist has been identified by police as 34-year-old William Taylor Bird of Virginia Beach.

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