Pulaski’s Jerry White dies in motorcycle accident in Tazewell

Pulaski’s Jerry White dies in motorcycle accident in Tazewell

Virginia State Police Trooper N.A. Combs is investigating a single-vehicle fatal crash in Tazewell County. The crash occurred May 31 at 3:12 p.m. on Route 16, just over a mile north of Route 601/Freestone Valley Drive.

A 2018 Harley-Davidson was southbound as it came through a curve on Route 16. The motorcycle ran off the right side of the road, went through the ditch and struck an embankment.

The motorcyclist, Jerry D. White, 75, of Pulaski, Va., was transported to Carilion Tazewell Community Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries later that same day. White was wearing a helmet.

The crash remains under investigation.