Motorcyclist dead after crash involving recycling truck in Virginia Beach

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – A motorcyclist died after a serious crash on Princess Anne Road and Fitztown Road Tuesday afternoon.

The call came in at 1:47 p.m.

Authorities say the crash involved a motorcycle and a recycling truck. First responders pronounced the motorcyclist, 75-year-old Peter Joseph Schuffles of North Carolina, dead at the scene.

Northbound and southbound traffic in the 500 block of Princess Anne Road has reopened to traffic after previously having been closed. Those traveling to and from Knotts Island were affected by the closure.

The crash is under investigation by members of the Virginia Beach Police Department’s Fatal Crash Team.

This story will continue to be updated as more information becomes available.

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