23-year-old woman charged in deadly Roanoke County motorcycle crash

Christiansburg motorcyclist was killed in the chain-reaction crash on Route 11

By Jeff Williamson - Digital Content Manager, Heather Butterworth - Digital Content Producer

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. - A 23-year-old woman faces two charges after a deadly motorcycle crash in April.

The Roanoke County Police Department announced Tuesday that Sierra Renee Meador, of Roanoke, is charged with involuntary manslaughter and reckless driving after the April 25 crash that killed Kevin Hall.

Meador was driving the sedan that police say rear-ended an SUV that was pushed into oncoming traffic and hit the motorcycle Hall was driving.


ORIGINAL STORY (Posted at 4:33 a.m. on April 26, 2019)

A Christiansburg man has died in a chain-reaction crash that ejected him from his motorcycle. 

It happened around 5:15 p.m.Thursday on West Main Street at the intersection of Campbell Drive in Roanoke County. 

According to Roanoke County police, a sedan was headed east when it rear-ended an SUV. The SUV was pushed into the oncoming westbound lanes by the impact and a motorcycle hit it. 

Kevin Hall, 54, was thrown off of his motorcycle and was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. 

Police say the drivers were wearing seatbelts and Hall had on a helmet. No one in the sedan or SUV was hurt. 

Police do not believe that the crash involved drugs or alcohol. 

Charges are pending. 
 

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