Petersburg woman killed in motorcycle crash on I-95

Petersburg woman killed in motorcycle crash on I-95

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA (WWBT) - A Petersburg man faces reckless driving charges in a crash on Interstate 95 which killed a woman on a motorcycle.

Bennie M. Jenkins III was driving south on Interstate 95 near the Temple Avenue exit on Thursday around 8:07 p.m. when he ran off the right side of the road, hit a guardrail, then ran into a motorcycle, according to Virginia State Police. Katoria D. Spellman was driving the motorcycle and wearing a helmet. Crews took her to VCU Medical Center where she died.

Jenkins was not wearing a seatbelt and was uninjured. Police charged him with reckless driving.

The accident remains under investigation and police say weather was a factor in the crash.

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