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Man charged with manslaughter, DUI in deadly Shockoe Bottom motorcycle crash

Source: Shaquwan Simmons Source: Shaquwan Simmons
RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -

A Richmond man faces charges of manslaughter and DUI in a crash which killed a passenger on his motorcycle in Shockoe Bottom. 

Police say 37-year-old Joe C. Durham, Jr. was driving east near 17th and Main Streets around 4:50 p.m. on Saturday when he ran into the back of a car. The crash threw his passenger, 33-year-old Sarah Weeda, off of his bike, leaving her with serious injuries. She died three days later at VCU Medical Center.

Durham, is charged with aggravated involuntary manslaughter, DUI, and driving outside of restrictions. He is still recovering from his injuries. The driver of the vehicle that was struck was not injured, according to police.

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