The Virginia State Police is investigating a crash that killed a Loudoun County man Friday.
According to the report, Ramakrishna Guttikonda, 45, of Stone Ridge, was driving a 2008 Yamaha YZFR1 west on Rt. 58 in Washington County in southwestern Virginia when he crossed the centerline on a curve and ran off the left side of the road. He struck the guardrail and was thrown from the motorcycle.
Guttikonda was transported to Bristol Regional Medical Center, where he died Saturday morning.
He was wearing a helmet. Cause of the crash remains under investigation at this time.