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Police identify victim of fatal Henry County motorcycle crash

HENRY COUNTY, VA – Virginia State Police have identified the woman killed Wednesday night in a Henry County motorcycle crash.

Emergency services were dispatched to the parking lot of Roses Discount Store on Commonwealth Boulevard at 7:10 p.m. for the incident.

A 2006 Harley Davidson was going west on Commonwealth Boulevard, when it ran off the right side of the road near the intersection of V C Drive and hit a guidewire for a utility pole, causing the riders to be thrown from the motorcycle, according to State Police.

The Harley Davidson landed in the store parking lot and hit a parked Honda.

Police say the driver of the motorcycle, Dillard Ray Scott Fleming, 36, of Max Meadows, was wearing a helmet and was flown to Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

His passenger, Melinda Dawn Kingsley, 42, of Richmond, was also wearing a helmet and she died at the scene, authorities said.

The crash remains under investigation.

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