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Posted on: October 1, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Motorcyclist dies in crash with school bus

Motorcycle crashNORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Police are investigating after a motorcyclist died in a crash after colliding with a school bus Monday afternoon. 

Shortly after 5 p.m., first responders were called to a serious motor vehicle crash with injuries at the intersection of Granby Street and East Gilpin Avenue involving a motorcycle and a Norfolk Public School bus.

The preliminary investigation has revealed the motorcycle was traveling northbound on Granby Street and the bus was traveling eastbound on East Gilpin Avenue. The vehicles collided in the intersection.  

The motorcyclist, 58-year-old Ricky Lupton of the 9400 block of Selby Place, was taken to the hospital with serious injuries; however, he died shortly after arrival. 

The bus driver and the three Oceanview Elementary students on-board were not injured during the crash.

Alcohol does not appear to be a factor. 

Once the traffic fatality team has completed their investigation, the findings will be turned over to the Commonwealth Attorney’s Office for review and determination of charges.

As police continue to investigate this incident, they encourage anyone with information to contact the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip through the P3Tips mobile app.

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