August 4, 2023

VBPD Investigates Fatal Crash on Northampton Blvd

​VIRGINIA BEACH, VA, Friday, August 4, 2023 – On August 1, 2023, at 7:52 P.M., members of the Virginia Beach Police Department (VBPD) Traffic Safety Unit responded to a motorcycle collision in the 4700 block of Northampton Blvd.

The preliminary investigation showed the motorcycle was traveling southbound on Northampton Blvd. and exited the roadway. The motorcycle then struck a tree in the median. The driver, Charles Payne, Jr. (M/61) was pronounced deceased at the scene.

This case is being investigated by the VBPD Traffic Safety Unit and is open and ongoing. If you witnessed the crash or have information about this case, please contact the Virginia Beach Police Department Special Operations Bureau at 757-385-4606 or anonymously through Crime Solvers at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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