Motorcycle Passenger Killed in Henry Co. Crash

HENRY COUNTY, Va. – Virginia State Police is investigating a motorcycle crash, which resulted in a fatality.  The crash occurred on Wednesday, (Mar 2) at 7:10 p.m. on Route 1112 at its intersection with Route 667 in Henry County.

A 2006 Harley Davidson was traveling west on Route 1112, when the motorcycle ran off the right side of the roadway, striking a guidewire for a utility pole, causing the riders to be thrown from the motorcycle.

Dillard Ray Scott Fleming, 36, of Max Meadows, Va., operated the motorcycle.  Fleming was wearing his helmet and was flown by helicopter to Roanoke Memorial Hospital for injuries received in the crash.

The passenger of the motorcycle, Melinda Dawn Kingsley, 42, Richmond Va.  Kingsley was wearing a helmet and died at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.