A Yorktown man was killed following a crash in York County Wednesday night.
The Virginia State Police identified the man as Hubert Kenneth Peebles II, 55. The crash happened at the intersection of Route 17(George Washington Memorial Highway) and Coventry Boulevard.
At around 8:41 p.m. Wednesday, Justin Brent Reynolds, 37, of Hampton, was driving a 2017 Nissan Pathfinder southbound on Route 17 and made a left turn onto Coventry Boulevard, into the path of a 2005 Triumph motorcycle ridden by Peebles – the motorcycle was in the northbound lanes, said Sgt. Michelle Anaya, state police spokeswoman.
Peebles tried to avoid and swerve around the vehicle but was struck and ejected, dying upon impact, Anaya said.
Northbound Route 17 was shut down for several hours while troopers reconstructed the scene.
Reynolds was charged with reckless driving.