09/30/2019 Press Release from Virginia State Police:

ROCKBRIDGE CO. Va. – Virginia State Police Trooper J.A. Paxton is investigating a motorcycle crash which resulted in a fatality. 

The crash occurred Sunday (Sept 29) at 3:05 p.m. on Tye River Turnpike, one tenth of a mile west of Narrow Passage Lane in Rockbridge County.

A 2005 Suzuki motorcycle was traveling east on Tye River Turnpike, when the motorcycle ran off the right side of the roadway and struck a tree.

The driver of the Suzuki was identified as Jack Arthur Pincombe, 20, of Palmyra, Va.  Mr. Pincombe was wearing a helmet and died at the scene.

Speed is believed to be a factor in the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.