56-year-old Roanoke man dies after motorcycle crash
Police say charges are pending in this case
ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. – James Manetta, 56, died Tuesday as a result of injuries from a motorcycle crash Monday night in Roanoke County.
Police say charges are pending in this case and the investigation is ongoing.
A man is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries after a motorcycle crash in Roanoke County on Monday night, according to authorities.
Officials say James Manetta, 56, was going northbound in the 5600 block of Peters Creek Road on a 2013 Harley Davidson when he hit a 2013 Ford Explorer that pulled out from Newland Road.
Manetta was reportedly taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Authorities say both people in the Ford were wearing their seatbelts and were not injured.
Officials do not believe drugs or alcohol were a factor in the crash.
Both northbound lanes of Peters Creek Road were blocked off but have since reopened.
The accident remains under investigation.
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