FRANKLIN COUNTY, VA. (THECOUNT) — Roberto Mike Beltrami Jr., of Franklin, Virginia, has been identified as the victim in a Tuesday fatal motorcycle crash in Franklin County.

“Mike” Beltrami, 26, was killed in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash early Tuesday morning.


According to reports, Beltrami was operating a Yamaha Royal Star motorcycle on Delaware Road near Willis Road in Franklin, when for unknown reasons, the bike crosse centerlines and exited the roadway round 4:45 a.m. Tuesday. The bike then entered a culvert – ejecting the rider.

Beltrami was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Franklin County is a county located in the Blue Ridge foothills of the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 56,159. Its county seat is Rocky Mount. Franklin County is part of the Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area and is located in the Roanoke Region of Virginia – Wikipedia.