NORFOLK, Va. – A motorcyclist died in a crash in the 3300 block of Chesapeake Boulevard Friday afternoon.
The call came in shortly before 3:30 p.m. When police arrived at the scene, they found the motorcyclist lying in the roadway unresponsive.
The victim, identified as 37-year-old Derrick Lawson, was pronounced dead at the scene.
A preliminary investigation revealed that Lawson was traveling in the area when he lost control of the motorcycle, ran off the road and struck a power pole.
There were no other vehicles involved and no other injuries were reported.