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Roanoke County police investigate a deadly motorcycle crash at the intersection of Williamson Road and Commander Drive

Police believe speeding may have been a contributing factor

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ROANOKE CO., Va. – BREAKING UPDATE:

Roanoke County Police is investigating a fatal crash that occurred at the intersection of Williamson Road and Commander Drive.

Police say it happened around 7:45 p.m. when a motorcycle was traveling Southbound on Williamson Road.

According to police, a car pulled off of Commander Drive and was struck by the motorcycle.

Police say the driver of the motorcycle, 36-year-old Chauncey Savage of Roanoke, died at the scene.

Police say he was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

Williamson Road is now back open.

This is a breaking update. Original story is below.

Roanoke County Police is investigating a motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Williamson Road and Commander Drive.

Williamson Road will be closed from Florist Road to Abney Road for an extended period of time.


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