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Roanoke motorcycle crash sends man to hospital

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ROANOKE, VA -

9:13 p.m., May 22nd

Roanoke City Police named the man hurt in the motorcycle crash at 33-year-old Christopher Nykeith Patterson, of Roanoke.

He is still being treated at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

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9:22 p.m. May 21st

Roanoke City Police are investigating a motorcycle crash that sent a man to the hospital on Tuesday evening.

According to police department spokeswoman Aisha Johnson, officers were called at 6:49 p.m. to the 1000 block of 13th Street in southeast.  They found a man with what appeared to be serious injuries.

Investigators believe the man was riding north on 13th Street, when the motorcycle hit a tree and a parked pick-up truck, then crashed.

EMTs took the man to Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

Johnson did not release the man's name.

The investigation is ongoing.