The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

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October 13, 2011

One injured in motorcycle accident

A man was transported to a local hospital after he lost control of his motorcycle while driving on Robert C. Byrd Drive in Beckley on Wednesday afternoon.

Witnesses said the man, a white male, lost control and he and the bike rolled together, said Cpl. J. L. Wilhite with the Beckley Police Department. The accident occurred on Sprague Hill in the northbound lane of W.Va. 16 before the intersection with Rural Acres Drive around 4:30 p.m.

It was not immediately known what caused the man to lose control of the motorcycle. The extent of his injuries was also unknown.

Beckley Police, Beckley Fire Department, Jan-Care Ambulance and Larry’s Wrecker Service responded.

No further information was immediately made available.

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