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Augusta County : VSP Investigating Fatal Crash – Update 7.22.17 : ID released

[ 0 ] July 21, 2017 |

Blue Ridge Life Magazine : The scene of the accident fatal accident on Rockfish Road in Augusta County. Friday evening – July 21, 2017

Augusta County, Virginia

Updated 2:20 AM – 7.22.17

“Virginia State Police Trooper S.J. Nicely Jr. is investigating a fatal crash in Augusta County. The crash occurred at 7:38 p.m., Friday (July 21), in the 4000 block of Rockfish Road.

A 2014 Suzuki motorcycle was southbound on Route 865 when it ran off the left side of the highway. The motorcycle struck a fence, which caused its rider to be ejected and strike a utility pole. The rider, Jesus Monroe, 32, of Weyers Cave, Va., died at the scene.

Monroe was wearing a helmet.

The crash remains under investigation.

Thanks,

Corinne N. Geller
Public Relations Director
Virginia State Police”

Earlier release

“At 7:42 p.m., Friday (July 21, 2017), Virginia State Police responded to a traffic crash in Augusta County. The crash occurred in the 4000 block of Rockfish Road. There is one confirmed fatality. The cause of the crash remains under investigation at this time.

Corinne N. Geller
Public Relations Director
Virginia State Police”

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