Motorcycle accident claims life

Published 2:24 pm Sunday, February 19, 2017

One man is dead after a single-vehicle motorcycle accident Saturday evening.

The crash was reported at 6:33 p.m. It happened in the 4400 block of Miles Avenue in the Pughsville neighborhood, according to a city press release.

The victim has been identified as Raymond D. Martin, 45, who lived in the 4400 block of Miles Avenue.

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Preliminary investigation found the motorcycle left the roadway and collided with a ditch, according to the press release.

He was transported by ground ambulance to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital and succumbed to his injuries late Saturday evening, according to the release.