SCOTT COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ7) — Virginia State Police are investigating a single-vehicle fatal crash that occurred at approximately 9 p.m. on Friday in Scott County.
According to police, the crash was not discovered until 10:06 a.m. on Saturday.
Police say the crash occurred on Route 613, less than 200 feet east of Route 682.
Virginia State Police say a 2006 Yamaha VMAX motorcycle was traveling along Route 613 when it ran off the left side of the highway and went over an embankment. The motorcycle then struck a tree on the other side of the embankment.
The motorcyclist, Steven B. DePriest, 42, of Gate City, Va., died at the scene.
The crash remains under investigation.
Source : wdbj7.com