PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, Va. (DC News Now) — A Virginia Department of Transportation safety patrol vehicle was hit twice by a sedan and motorcycle while stopped on the side of the road.
The incidents occurred on Sept. 27 around 4:38 p.m. in Prince William County.
The patrol car was stopped on the right shoulder of I-95 with its emergency lights flashing when a sedan ran off the side of the interstate and struck the rear of the safety patrol car. While Virginia State Police were investigating the crash, a motorcyclist lost control and also hit the rear of the safety patrol.
The motorcyclist, Victor Harper II, 30, of Dumfries, died there. He was wearing a helmet.
Police were still investigating the crashes as of Thursday afternoon.