Police: Man killed in motorcycle crash, discovered next day

Police say a man is dead after a motorcycle accident Friday night.

SCOTT Co., Va. (WSET) -- Police are investigating a single-vehicle fatal crash that occurred Friday night in Scott County, but was not discovered until Saturday morning.

They say a motorcycle was traveling along Route 613 when it ran off the left side of the highway and went over an embankment around 9:00 p.m.

Police say the motorcycle then struck a tree on the other side of the embankment.

They say they discovered the accident around 10:06 a.m. on Saturday.

According to police, Steven B. DePriest, 42, of Gate City, Va., died at the scene. He was wearing a helmet.

The crash remains under investigation.

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