Fatality near Milepost 77 on the Blue Ridge Parkway

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Bedford County, Va, – On June 18, 2022, at approximately 2:15 p.m., Blue Ridge Parkway Dispatch operators got a call of a single motor vehicle collision near milepost 77.

National Park Safety law enforcement rangers, along with Bedford County EMS, arrived on scene to find the single motorcycle operator, Ui Kyung Kim, 42 years old, of Fairfax, Virginia, deceased as a result of his injuries.

A witness reported Kim’s motorcycle was traveling southbound at a high rate of speed, failed a curve, crossed the center line, and left the roadway on the northbound side.

No additional details are available at this time.

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