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Local Man Dies in Saturday Crash

Virginia State Police has released information that 57-year-old Robert B. Waldram, Jr. of Williamsburg died in an Oct. 2 single vehicle crash on I-64 in Albemarle County. (WYDaily Media)

ALBEMARLE COUNTY — The Virginia State Police (VSP) has released information that a local man died in a Saturday (Oct. 2) crash in Albemarle County.

At 5:19 p.m., VSP reported to a single-vehicle crash eastbound on Interstate 64 (I-64) near mile marker 116.

Robert B. Waldram, Jr., 57, of Williamsburg was traveling east in the left lane on a 1998 Kawasaki ZG1200 motorcycle and began to lose control. Once on the right shoulder, Waldram laid the bike down and became separated from it.

Both Waldram and the bike struck a guardrail and the bike bounced back, coming to a rest in the travel lane.

Mr. Waldram is reported to have died at the scene. VSP reports that he was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

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