Motorcyclist Killed on Beltway

Motorcyclist Killed on Beltway

At 12:51 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 8, Virginia State Police responded to a crash on the southbound side of Interstate 495 near the 54.8 mile marker.

A 2005 BMW R1200 GS motorcycle ran off the right side of the road and struck a disabled dump truck parked on the right shoulder.

The driver of the motorcycle, William H. Engelbrecht, 53, of Alexandria, Va. died at the scene. He was wearing a helmet.

There was no one in the dump truck at the time of the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.