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November 2, 2018

67-year-old Catlett man dies after motorcycle hit

The accident took place in the 4900 block of Dumfries Road, northeast of Warrenton.
A 67-year-old Catlett man died of injuries he suffered Thursday morning when a car hit his motorcycle near Warrenton.

Riding west on his BMW K 1200LT, Raleigh G. Nelson had slowed to make left turn from the 4900 block of Dumfries Road (Route 605), when a westbound car hit him at 11:56 a.m., according to state police.

The driver of the 2013 Ford Fusion, a 23-year-old Catlett man, suffered no injury, Trooper M.D. Brill reported.

Mr. Nelson died at the scene.

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Sven622 · November 2, 2018 at 8:13 pm
Cell phone, radio, whatever, something. The boy was obviously distracted in some way and not watching what was in front of him. It was broad daylight on a beautiful sunny day.
fauquierflash · November 2, 2018 at 2:35 pm
Just wondering where in this short article does it mention a Cell Phone?

farmbum I take it you are a "people" so sorry you don't pay attention or have respect.

My condolences to Mr Nelson's family.
farmbum · November 2, 2018 at 1:19 pm
RIP

Makes one wonder about driving. People just don't pay attention and have zero respect for what is around them.
AngryBob · November 2, 2018 at 11:15 am
Put down the phone and watch for motorcycles, people!

Rest in peace, man. Sad.
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