Motorcyclist dies in hospital after crash

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UPDATE  5/21/19  6:20P.M. — Authorities said the man injured in a motorcycle crash in Northeast Roanoke County died in the hospital.

The victim has been identified as James Manetta.

Roanoke County Police Department officers said the crash is still under investigation and charges are now pending.


Authorities said a 56-year-old man was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after a crash on Peters Creek Road.

Roanoke County Police said the man on the motorcycle collided with an SUV that was pulling out of Newland Road just before 7 p.m. Monday.

Two people in the SUV were not injured.

RCPD officers are still investigating.

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