Motorcycle reported stolen in Augusta County involved in fatal crash
The 2008 Buell 1125R motorcycle involved in the accident had been reported stolen out of Augusta County a week prior to the accident.
The motorcycle was traveling north on Route 645 when it ran off the left side of the road and struck a ditch. The driver, Edward L. Taylor III, 27, of Scottsville, Va., was thrown from the bike.
Taylor died at the scene. He was wearing a helmet.