Motorcycle Fatality

Thursday, September 07, 2017

On Thursday, September 7, 2017, at approximately 2:43 p.m., Emergency Communications received a report of a motorcycle crash in the 100 block of Miami Road, in the Arrowhead section of Virginia Beach.  Citizens reported that a single rider motorcycle crashed into a dumpster and was unconscious.  First responders arrived on scene and located a deceased adult male.  The decedent has been identified as 77-year-old Richard White

Investigators have determined that the decedent, who was operating a 1999 Harley Davidson motorcycle, accelerated from a stop sigh at Rappahannock Road and was attempting to turn right onto Miami Road when he lost control.  The motorcycle changed directions several​ times before striking a dumpster.​

MPO Tonya Pierce

Police Public Affairs Officer​