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Motorcyclist dies from injuries in weekend crash in Harrisonburg

(© annette shaff –

A two-vehicle fatal crash in the City of Harrisonburg took the life of a motorcyclist on Saturday.

The crash occurred at 6:45 p.m. along Route 42 at 5th Street.  A 2015 Suzuki motorcycle was traveling South on Route 42 at a high rate of speed when it collided with a Westbound 2019 Toyota Tacoma.

The driver of the Suzuki, Thomas E. Williams, 45, of Harrisonburg,, was thrown from the motorcycle and died at the scene of the crash as a result of his injuries.

Williams was wearing a helmet.

The driver of the Toyota, a 22-year-old male, of Harrisonburg, suffered minor injuries and was transported to Sentara RMH Medical Center for treatment.

The male was wearing a seatbelt.

The crash remains under investigation.

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