Motorcyclist goes over embankment, dies on scene


FLOYD COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — A Texas man was found dead along the Blue Ridge Parkway on Tuesday evening.

The National Park Service was called to Milepost 168.4 around 7 p.m. for a single motorcycle crash.

Investigators say Campbell was driving southbound with his son-in-law, when his son-in-law noticed Campbell was not behind him.

Campbell’s son-in-law went to the nearest Sheriff’s Department to report Campbell missing.

Deputies and Rangers found 73-year-old Ronald Campbell and his motorcycle 30 feet down an embankment. Campbell was pronounced dead on scene.

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