Update Release April 3 2015:
The man who died in the motorcycle crash has been identified as 72-year-old John Paul Dunn of the 1000 block of Georgetown Road in the City of Norfolk.
Preliminary investigation reveals that Mr. Dunn was operating his motorcycle heading eastbound on Poplar Hall Drive when he lost control and struck a curb before exiting the roadway.
Norfolk Traffic Fatality Team is continuing to investigate the cause of the crash.
Previous Release April 3, 2015
Shortly after 10:00 pm on April 2nd 2015, police responded to a single vehicle (motorcycle) crash at Poplar Hall Drive and Glenrock Road. Once on scene they found a man, who was operating the motorcycle, suffering from life-threatening injuries. He was transported to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital where he was later pronounced.
Norfolk Traffic Fatality team is actively investigating this incident to determine the cause of the crash.
There were no other vehicles involved, and no other injuries reported.
The man’s identity will not be released until next of kin notification is made.