VSP investigates fatal dirt bike crash in Page County

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The Virginia State Police are investigating a single-vehicle fatal crash in Page County.

A dirt bike rider and his Husqvarna TE610 dirt bike were found by a passerby on Saturday March 16th along Kite Hollow Road near Balkamore Hill Road.

It is believed the rider was traveling south on Kite Hollow before running off the right side of the roadway and colliding with a large rock.

Preliminary investigations have shown that the crash occurred sometime between 8:30 pm on Friday March 15th, and 7:00 am Saturday, March 16th.

Speed is considered a factor in the crash.

The dirt bike rider was identified as Douglas A. Burker, 29, of Stanley.

He was pronounced dead at the scene as a result of his injuries.

Burker was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

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