CAMPBELL COUNTY, Va. (WSET) — A 72-year-old Rustburg man is dead after a motorcycle crash in Campbell County.
Virginia State Police said they responded to Route 615, approximately 400 feet south of Route 24 at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, March 21.
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A 2014 Harley-Davidson Ultra Limited motorcycle was traveling north on Rt. 615 when it crossed the center line, ran off the left side of the road, and struck a mailbox.
The motorcyclist, Bennie L. Franklin, 72, of Rustburg, died at the scene. Police said he was wearing a helmet.
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A woman passenger was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment of serious injuries.
Police said a medical emergency is being investigated as a possible factor in the cause of the crash.