Motorcyclist Dies in Purcellville Crash

The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that happened Saturday evening south of Purcellville.

Around 6:15 p.m., a motorcyclist was riding a 2014 Harley Davidson southbound on Silcott Springs Road when he lost control and struck a tree near Woodmar Farm Drive.  He and a passenger were thrown from the motorcycle.

The driver, Craig D. Morrison, 44, of Purcellville, died from injuries sustained in the crash. The passenger on the motorcycle was transported to a local hospital for treatment of injuries described as non-life-threatening.

The crash remains under investigation. Anyone who witnessed the crash and who has not already spoken to law enforcement is asked to contact Investigator J. McClintic at 703-777-1021.

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