Man killed after being thrown from motorcycle

Man killed after being thrown from motorcycle
Virginia State Police were called to Route 631 in Powhatan County around 8:11 p.m. on July 29.

POWHATAN, Va. (WWBT) - A Powhatan man was killed after being thrown from his motorcycle on Monday evening.

Virginia State Police were called to Route 631 in Powhatan County around 8:11 p.m. on July 29.

Troopers said a 2004 Honda VTX 1300 motorcycle, driven by Shane D. Sprouse, 38, was traveling on Route 631 when he ran off the road and into a ditch. He was then thrown from his motorcycle and struck a concrete driveway culvert.

“Sprouse was not wearing a helmet and unfortunately, succumbed to his injuries at the scene,” police said in a release.

Speed is being considered as a factor in the crash, police said.

Police are investigating.

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