Nelson: Virginia State Police Continue Investigation Into Weekend Fatal Motorcycle Crash


East Nelson County, VA

Via Virginia State Police – Richmond, VA Media Relations:

Virginia State Police are investigating a single crash that claimed the life of a motorcyclist Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, at approximately 2:36 p.m. Trooper J.C. Wagner was called to the scene of Route 56 about 1.5 miles east of Route 626 in Nelson County.

A 2011 Suzuki 750CC motorcycle was traveling on Route 56 when the driver ran off the road in a curve, proceeded through a fence and struck a tree.

The motorcycle operator, Brian S. Brooks, 34, of Troy, Va., died at the scene. He was wearing his safety helmet.

Speed is considered a factor in the crash. Alcohol is not involved.


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