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Man dies after motorcycle crash in Virginia Beach

The westbound lanes were closed between First Colonial Road and North Great Neck Road as the Virginia Beach Police Department investigated the crash.
Credit: Ali Weatherton, 13News Now

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Part of Virginia Beach Boulevard was closed near the area of Naval Air Station Oceana Wednesday after a motorcycle and a truck collided with each other, according to Virginia Beach police.

The crash happened shortly after 11:20 a.m. in the 1800 block of Virginia Beach Boulevard, which is by the overpass of Interstate 264.

The motorcycle rider was driving when a box truck made a turn and they crashed into each other. The rider died at the scene, according to a news release.  

He's been identified as Wyatt Mankins, 24. 

The driver of the truck stayed at the scene and cooperated with the investigation. 

The westbound lanes were closed between First Colonial Road and North Great Neck Road as the Virginia Beach Police Department investigated the crash. .

For the latest traffic conditions across Hampton Roads, visit 13News Now's Traffic page.

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