A woman is dead after two motorcycles crashed in Virginia and that alcohol and speed were factors in the crash, police say.
Police in Prince William County say the crash happened early Saturday in Woodbridge. The driver of one motorcycle braked to turn and that the second driver, who was following behind, was unable to stop, police said. The motorcycles then crashed.
Police said 53-year-old Nellie Rae Sacra of Woodbridge, the motorcycle driver who was unable to stop her motorcycle in time to prevent a crash, was taken to the hospital and died of her injuries. The driver of the first motorcycle, 53-year-old Robert James Potts, sustained minor injuries, police said.
Potts was arrested and charged with driving under the influence.
Police said the motorcyclists knew each other.