VSP investigating fatal motorcycle crash in Spotsylvania County
SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- The Virginia State Police is investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash that occurred Saturday in Spotsylvania County.
Officials say the incident occurred around 10:40 p.m. on Plank Road at Market Street.
Police say a 2003 Suzuki motorcycle was traveling at a high rate of speed when it swerved to avoid slower-moving traffic.
The motorcycle hit a 2019 Chevrolet Traverse traveling in the westbound right lane, throwing the rider.
Police identified the rider as 21-year-old Domonique L. Johnson of Fredericksburg. He died at the scene due to his injuries.
Police also say Johnson was wearing a helmet.
Police say that a 33-year-old man from Locust Grove was driving the Chevrolet and there were three passengers.
All four people were wearing seat belts and none of them were injured in the crash.
The crash remains under investigation.