A Lexington man died in a crash Thursday on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Amherst County.

Gary Allen Weade, 70, was killed in a motorcycle crash involving a deer, according to a news release from the National Park Service.

The crash occurred around 3 p.m. Thursday near Milepost 52.

The release said Weade was found dead when local deputies and law enforcement rangers arrived on the scene.

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