Northern Virginia

Motorcyclist Fatally Crashes During Charity Ride

The crash occurred in Triangle, Virginia

A woman has died after crashing her motorcycle while on a charity ride in Virginia, authorities say.

The motorcyclist was 56-year-old Brooke Shambeck, of Oakton, Virginia.

The crash occurred in the Joplin Road area in Triangle at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Prince William County police said in a statement. Shambeck was riding with a group of cyclists when she lost control of her Harley-Davidson on a sharp curve in the road, traveled over double yellow lines and hit a tree, police said.

Authorities took Shambeck to a hospital, where she later died of her injuries.

No other vehicles were involved.

Her husband said she had been participating in a charity ride.

This is a developing story.

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