An early morning motorcycle ride on Blue Ridge Mountain Rd. in Clarke County ended tragically when a Great Falls man was killed in a single vehicle accident.
The incident occurred at approximately 9:10 am on Sunday, November 13th. The victim was riding a 2006 BMW motorcycle on Route 601, two miles north of Route 50. Virginia State Police investigating the accident reported the rider was coming out of a turn when he dropped off the right shoulder. He then veered back onto the roadway where his motorcycle fell over and slid into a tree.
The victim died at the scene as a results of his injuries.
The accident was investigated by VSP Trooper A.E. Clark.