One dead, one hurt after crash in Roanoke

ROANOKE, Va. – Authorities say a man is dead and a woman is in the hospital after an early morning crash in Roanoke.

According to police, the single-vehicle crash happened around 12:35 a.m. near the intersection of 8th Street SW and Campbell Ave SW.

When officers arrived, police say they found the man and the woman lying in the road close to a motorcycle and the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Early evidence suggests the man was driving the motorcycle and lost control before hitting the median, according to police.

Authorities did not have any word on the condition of the person in the hospital. No arrests have been made.

Police are still investigating the cause of the crash. The area will be closed while the investigation is underway.

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