Man dead after motorcycle crash

Published 6:00 am Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Virginia State Police (VSP) is investigating a two-vehicle crash in Prince Edward County which claimed the life of a 20-year-old Farmville man.

The incident occurred Sunday, Oct. 17, at 6:49 p.m. on Route 460, less than a mile west of Aspen Hill Road.

According to VSP, a 2014 Harley-Davidson Dyna Super Glyde driven by Todd B. Schinabeck, 20, of Farmville, was traveling east on Route 460 when it struck the back right rear of a 2008 Chevrolet Silverado. The impact of the crash caused the motorcycle to run off the right side of the highway and strike the guardrail.

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Schinabeck was thrown from the bike and died at the scene. He was wearing a helmet.

The driver of the Chevrolet, John U. Austin, 44, of Crewe, was not injured in the crash. He was wearing a seatbelt.

The crash remains under investigation.