Purcellville Man Dies in Motorcycle Accident

Purcellville Man Dies in Motorcycle Accident

A man died March 25 when his motorcycle left the roadway and hit a tree while heading southbound on Silcott Springs Road near Woodmar Farm Drive in Purcellville.

The man was riding a 2014 Harley Davidson when he lost control and struck the tree around 6:15 p.m. The driver and passenger were thrown from the motorcycle on impact, Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office officials said.

The driver was identified as Craig D. Morrison, 44, of Purcellville.

Morrison died form injuries on his way to the hospital, LCSO Public Information Officer Kraig Troxell said. The passenger on the motorcycle had non-life-threatening injuries.

The LCSO Crash Reconstruction Unit is investigating the circumstances that led to the crash, Troxell said.