NPS identifies man killed in motorcycle crash on Blue Ridge Parkway

He was pronounced dead at the scene

By Samantha Smith - Digital Content Producer

AUGUSTA COUNTY, Va. - A man is dead after a fatal crash involving three motorcycles on the Blue Ridge Parkway on Tuesday in Augusta County, according to Virginia State Police. 

Authorities say the crash happened Tuesday near Humpback Rocks around 5:30 p.m. Three motorcyclists were going northbound when the first motorcyclist went into a curve, lost control and laid his bike down, according to police. 

Police believe the driver of the second motorcycle lost control while trying to avoid the first biker and hit a guardrail.

Da'juan Morrison, a 41-year-old Rockingham resident, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

State police are conducting an investigation into the crash. 

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