YORK COUNTY, Va. — The Virginia State Police identified a motorcyclist who died in a York County crash on Old Williamsburg Road near Brown Lane.
A spokesperson said state troopers were sent to the scene of a motorcycle crash shortly after 7 a.m.
Officials said 28-year-old Stephen Malone Peoples was driving down Old Williamsburg Rd. when he ran off the road and hit a utility pole.
Investigators said speed was part of why the accident happened. They haven't said if alcohol also contributed to the crash.
Traffic was shut down in both directions for a few hours Monday morning while investigators worked the scene.