Bystanders help a wrecker driver load a motorcycle following a crash on Godwin Boulevard on Saturday afternoon. One man was airlifted to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital from the Chuckatuck Volunteer Fire Department Saturday afternoon after the head-on collision between his motorcycle and an SUV headed to Smithfield. The couple in the SUV was uninjured.
Bystanders help a wrecker driver load a motorcycle following a crash on Godwin Boulevard on Saturday afternoon. One man was airlifted to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital from the Chuckatuck Volunteer Fire Department Saturday afternoon after the head-on collision between his motorcycle and an SUV headed to Smithfield. The couple in the SUV was uninjured.

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Man dies in head-on collision

Published 10:30pm Saturday, July 26, 2014

A 60-year-old man died Saturday following a head-on collision on Godwin Boulevard.

The victim has been identified as Danny Clay Tackett, 60, of Seaford.

The crash happened at 1:48 p.m. at the intersection with Everets Road. Tackett, a motorcyclist, collided with a GMC truck. He was riding with a group of other motorcyclists when the accident occurred, according to a news release from the city. He was airlifted to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.

The driver of the SUV was not injured, according to the release.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

Both directions of Godwin Boulevard were closed for about 45 minutes after the accident.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue was assisted at the scene by the Chuckatuck Volunteer Fire Department.

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