Virginia

David Wells Killed in Accident at West Main St in Roanoke County, VA

Date
August 17, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
David Wells
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
No

Where it Happened

West Main St in Roanoke County, VA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Virginia State Police
Vehicles Involved
Harley-Davidson, Tractor-Trailer
Road/Highway
West Main St
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Harley-Davidson and a Tractor-Trailer were involved in a collision


What Happened

Virginia State Police are investigating a crash that killed a motorcyclist at West Main St in Roanoke County, VA on August 17th, 2023. Police say the incident happened as a motorcycle operated by 61-year-old David Wells was headed westbound on Main Street. Investigators say the vehicle somehow collided with the rear of a tractor-trailer making a left turn from Dow Hollow Rd. The crash left Wells with data injuries. The truck operator was not injured, according to police. Additional information was not immediately available.

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