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VSP investigating fatal crash in Augusta County

VSP investigating fatal crash in Augusta County


Virginia State Police Trooper J.T. Lotts is investigating a single-vehicle crash in Augusta County that resulted in the death of a 58-year-old.

The crash occurred 3:03 p.m. Thursday on Route 252/Middlebrook Road and Route 603/Cale Springs Road, state police said in a press release.

A 1991 Harley-Davidson motorcycle was traveling north on Route 252 when it ran off the left side of the road and continued down a steep embankment where it came to rest on Cale Springs Road.

The motorcyclist, John D. Spitler Jr., 58, of Brandywine, West Virginia, died at the scene. He was wearing a helmet.

The crash remains under investigation.

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