Authorities identify two people killed in motorcycle crash in Pittsylvania County

The crash happened north of Chatham on Route 29.

By Ashley Curtis - Digital Content Producer

PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. - UPDATE

Authorities have identified the two people that died in a Pittsylvania County motorcycle crash Monday. 

State police say a 2005 Honda GL 1800 was going north on Route 29 around 3:20 p.m. when a motorcycle ran off the right side of the road and hit the guardrail, ejecting both riders. 

Both the driver, 59-year-old Donald Butcher of Garner, North Carolina and the passenger, 57-year-old Carollee Butcher were wearing their helmets and died at the scene, according to Virginia State Police.  

Authorities say the crash is still under investigation.


ORIGINAL STORY

A motorcycle crash in Pittsylvania County Monday left two people dead, according to Virginia State Police.

Authorities say the crash happened north of Chatham on Route 29.

Virginia State Police is investigating this incident.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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