Motorcylist Killed in Accident in Albemarle County

Alcohol and speed have been named as factors in Monday’s fatal accident on Earlysville Road in Albemarle County, Virginia.

58-year old William Thompson of Ruckersville was traveling east when he lost control of his vehicle, swerved and hit motorcyclist 31-year old Daniel Mike Neumister of Crozet, Virginia.  Neumister died at the scene.  Thompas was airlifted to the University of Virginia Medical condition with serious injuries.

Thompson has been charged with driving under the influence, and additional charges may be filed.

Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Neumister.