Motorcyclist killed in crash on Lakeside Avenue in Henrico County

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — One person is dead Sunday evening after a motorcycle accident on Lakeside Avenue in Henrico County.

Henrico County Police are investigating the crash which they say happened at about 6:18 p.m. in the 1700 block of Lakeside Avenue. This is very close to Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens.

Police said the incident involved a motorcycle and a passenger vehicle and that the operator of the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene.

Members of the Henrico County Crash Team are still investigating the crash. As a result, Lakeside Avenue was closed between Hilliard Road and Fairway Avenue for several hours.

It has since reopened.

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