The Virginia State Police are investigating a motorcycle crash, which resulted in a fatality. The crash occurred on Wednesday, March 2, at 7:10 p.m. on Virginia 1112 at its intersection with Virginia 667 in Henry County.
A 2006 Harley Davidson was traveling west on Virginia 1112, when the motorcycle ran off the right side of the roadway, striking a guidewire for a utility pole, causing the riders to be thrown from the motorcycle.
Dillard Ray Scott Fleming, 36, of Max Meadows, Va., operated the motorcycle. Fleming was wearing his helmet and was flown by helicopter to Roanoke Memorial Hospital for injuries received in the crash.
The passenger of the motorcycle, Melinda Dawn Kingsley, 42, Richmond Va. Kingsley was wearing a helmet and died at the scene.