VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – A 24-year-old man was killed while riding a motorcycle in Virginia Beach on Wednesday.
According to police, at approximately 11:21 AM, officers from the Virginia Beach Police Department (VBPD) and members of the Special Operations Bureau responded to the report of a two-vehicle crash involving a box truck and a motorcycle in the 1800 block of Virginia Beach Boulevard.
“The preliminary investigation revealed the rider of the motorcycle was traveling west bound on Virginia Beach Boulevard. The truck’s operator was traveling eastbound on Virginia Beach Boulevard and was in the process of making a left turn,” police reported. “The motorcycle struck the box truck in the westbound lanes. The motorcycle operator was pronounced deceased at the scene by EMS personnel. The driver of the truck remained at the crash location and was cooperative with the investigation. ”
The victim was identified as Wyatt Mankins.