54-year-old Christiansburg man killed in motorcycle crash


CHRISTIANSBURG (WSLS 10) - Police say a man died on the way to the hospital after a two-vehicle accident.

Timothy Harold Roberts, of Christiansburg, was hit by a sedan while riding his motorcycle on I-81 Tuesday night.

Police say the accident happened at 7:17 pm near the I-81 overpass on Virginia 8 in Christiansburg.

According to the investigation, the driver of the sedan, Marjorie Cromer, 64, turned left from the south I-81 Exit 114 off-ramp onto Virginia 8.

She collided with Roberts as he was travelling toward downtown Christiansburg.

Police say he was airlifted from the scene but died on the way to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

Cromer was not injured and the incident is under investigation. No charges have been filed at this time.