A 27-year-old man driving a motorcycle who lead authorities in a pursuit died after he crashed along the Clara Barton Parkway.
The crash happened around 8:32 p.m. in the area of the Capital Beltway and the parkway in Montgomery County. Virginia State Police said they were pursuing the driver but had lost sight of him and wanted to pass the information to troopers in Maryland.
Shortly after receiving that information, the Maryland State Police said the motorcycle’s driver lost control and was ejected. The driver was thrown over the jersey wall, but the motorcycle kept running and hit another vehicle.
Troopers responded to the scene and found the motorcycle driver’s body lying under the ramp. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
The man was later identified as Javier Garamendi Iniguez of Springfield, Va.