Rolling Thunder Motorcyclist Killed in Crash on I-66

A man who participated in the Rolling Thunder has died Sunday after his motorcycle crashed on Interstate 66 in Arlington County, police say.

Virginia Sate Police said a group of motorcycles were traveling in the westbound lanes of I-66 when they approached stopped traffic ahead of the Rosslyn Tunnel.

One motorcyclist was unable to brake in time and lost control, state police said. No other vehicles or motorcycles were involved in the crash.

The rider, who was wearing a helmet, fell from the bike, state police said.

State police responded to the crash at 4:13 p.m.

He was taken to George Washington University Hospital, where he later died.

State police said the man was part of a group that had participated in the Rolling Thunder Ride for Freedom through D.C. earlier in the day.


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The crash is under investigation.

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