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Motorcyclist killed in single-vehicle crash identified

Published: Aug. 30, 2018 at 3:03 AM EDT|Updated: Aug. 31, 2018 at 11:55 AM EDT
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RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A motorcycle rider has died following a crash a little before 9 p.m. Wednesday has been identified.

Richmond police tweeted the driver died in a single-vehicle crash in the 1700 block of Westover Hills, and the road will be closed in both directions until around midnight.

The driver, Steven P. Richards Jr., 34, was traveling southbound when he lost control of the motorcycle and struck a tree, according to Richmond police. He was transported to the hospital, where he died.

The crash is near the Boulevard Bridge, which is still open.

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