Man dies after motorcycle strikes utility pole in Hampton

Posted at 9:05 PM, Jun 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-11 21:00:45-04

HAMPTON, Va. – A Hampton man is dead after his motorcycle hit a utility pole.

It happened in the area of Todds Lane and Winchester Drive just before 7 p.m. Sunday evening.

The driver of that motorcycle has been identified as 69-year-old Dennis Hoefakker.

Officials say Hoefakker was traveling eastbound on Todds Lane near the intersection of Winchester Drive when his motorcycle ran off the road and into a utility pole.

He was transported to the hospital where he later died.

Hampton Police are currently investigating the cause of this crash.