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SMYTH COUNTY -- A Newport News man was killed Monday after his motorcycle struck a guardrail and crashed in Smyth County, officials said.

According to Virginia State Police, 69-year-old Robert Henry Webber Jr., was traveling on I-81 when he veered off the road, struck the guardrail and was ejected. Webber died at the scene.

Authorities say he was wearing a helmet.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


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