Man dies in motorcycle crash in Bedford County

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(BEDFORD COUNTY) - One man is dead after a motorcycle crash in Bedford County.

Virginia State Police say the crash happened on Saturday at 8:44 pm on Route 608, just south of Route 24.

Police say 48-year-old Richard Dale Walker, of Moneta, was riding his motorcycle south on Route 604 when he crossed the center line and ran off the left side of the road.

Police say he a hit a mailbox and a drainage culvert, and was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

VSP is still investigating the cause of the crash.