Local Man Killed On Blue Ridge Parkway

A Lexington man was killed in a motorcycle accident on the Blue Ridge Parkway last Thursday after his motorcycle was struck by deer.

Gary Allen Weade, 70, was found dead by local deputies and law enforcement rangers at milepost 52 when they arrived in response to the report of the accident that dispatchers received at approximately 3 p.m. Milepost 52 is south of the Buena Vista exit.

No additional details were available at this time, according to the press release from the National Park Service.

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