State trooper crashes motorcycle on way to motorcade

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A Virginia State Police trooper crashed his motorcycle trying to prepare for the president's motorcade in Emporia Tuesday.

State police tell us the trooper was going south on Interstate 95, trying to catch up and secure the roadway when he slid off the ramp at mile marker eight.

As a result, the vehicle overturned.

We're told he was taken to the hospital with a few scrapes, but should be okay.

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