Fatal motorcycle crash in Berkeley County

West Virginia

The crash was reported around 7 p.m. on Wednesday.

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (WDVM) — Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a crash that left a 64-year-old motorcyclist dead.

According to Berkeley County 911, it happened around 7 p.m. Wednesday on the 800 block of Rock Cliff Drive in Martinsburg.

Preliminary investigation revealed that 64-year-old Gregory Dispanett was traveling northbound on Rock Cliff Drive when a passenger car driven by 22-year-old Matthew Spielman was traveling southbound.

At some point, authorities say Spielman crossed the center line and collided into Dispanett. He was ejected from his bike, and taken to Berkeley Medical center where he succumbed to his injuries, according to authorities.

“Investigators are still checking into several leads and incidents as far as charges [are] coming, so it’s still under investigation,” said Sheriff Curtis Keller.

The crash is still under investigation.

This is a developing story.

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