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Police investigating fatal crash involving motorcycle and pedestrian on Rt. 250

Albemarle County police car (FILE)
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Published: Sep. 13, 2021 at 10:36 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 13, 2021 at 1:43 PM EDT
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ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) - The Albemarle County Police Department is investigating a crash involving a motorcycle and a pedestrian in the early hours of Monday, September 13.

The accident happened on Richmond Road (Route 250) near Hansen Road around 2 a.m.

Police say a motorcyclist driving eastbound on Richmond Rd. struck a pedestrian in the roadway.

The pedestrian, later identified as 29-year-old William Alan Davis of Charlottesville, died at the scene.

The driver of the motorcycle was taken to the University of Virginia Medical Center in serious condition.

The Albemarle County Police Department says this is the sixth traffic fatality it has investigated in 2021.

09/15/2021 Updated release from the Albemarle County Police Department:

Albemarle County Police Department has identified the victim of a fatal vehicle crash on Monday, September 13, 2021, as William Alan Davis, 29, of Charlottesville.

On September 13, 2021, at approximately 2:03 am, Albemarle County Police and Albemarle County Fire Rescue responded to a call for a vehicle crash on Richmond Road (US 250) near Hansen Road. A motorcyclist travelling eastbound on Richmond Road struck a pedestrian in the roadway. Davis died at the scene and the motorcyclist was transported to UVa Hospital in serious condition.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation by the Albemarle County Police Department’s Fatal Crash Reconstruction Team. This is the sixth traffic fatality investigated by ACPD in 2021.

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