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Norfolk (VA) motorcycle crash claims life

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A motorcycle crash in Norfolk (VA) – the third fatal crash in the last week in Hampton Roads – left a Virginia Beach man dead from his injuries, the Virginian-Pilot reported.

Christopher D. Harris, 25, was eastbound in the 500 block of International Terminal Boulevard in Norfolk when he lost control of his motorcycle, Norfolk police told the newspaper. Harris, of Chatham Court in Norfolk, struck a guardrail and was thrown from the motorcycle.

The accident happened at about 3 a.m. Harris was pronounced dead at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.

Speed was a factor in the crash, authorities told the newspaper.

Friday’s crash was not the first fatal crash involving a motorcyclist in Hampton Roads. On Thursday, a Culpeper man died from injuries suffered in a crash in Virginia Beach. A third man died last Saturday.

About the Editors: Shapiro, Cooper, Lewis & Appleton personal injury law firm (VA-NC law offices ) edits the injury law blogs Virginia Beach Injuryboard, Norfolk Injuryboard, as well as the Northeast North Carolina Injuryboard as a pro bono service to consumers. Lawyers licensed in: VA, NC, SC, WV, DC, KY, who handle car, truck, railroad, and medical negligence cases and more.

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