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Willis man wrecks motorcycle, dies after hit by truck

Staff Report

WYTHE COUNTY — A Willis man was killed in a traffic accident June 16, and Virginia State Police are still investigating.

Shortly before 11:30 p.m. last Saturday night, state police were called to the scene of a fatal crash in Wythe County.

A 2006 Harley Davidson FXD motorcycle traveling southbound on Interstate 77 struck a deer at the 45 mile marker, ejecting the driver onto the roadway.

The driver – Leonard R. Scarberry, 64 – was subsequently struck by a 2014 Dodge Ram 1500 and died at the scene.

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