Fatal motorcycle crash being investigated in Tazewell County

TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WOAY) – Virginia State Police are investigation a deadly crash.

At 4:32 p.m. on Saturday, August 1, a Virginia State Police Trooper responded to a crash on Route 16 (Stoney Ridge Rd.) just north of Route 830 in Tazewell County.

A 2014 Harley-Davidson FLHX was traveling on Route 16 when it crossed the center line and struck a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck.

The driver of the Harley, Kevin R. Skinner, 48, of Greenville, N.C., was transported to Tazewell Community Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. He was wearing a helmet.

The driver of the Chevrolet was not injured and was wearing a seat-belt.

The crash remains under investigation.

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