Sgt. Pete Ritchie of the Harrisonburg Police Department talks about a motorcycle crash he was in while riding on Brocks Gap Road near Fulks Run about a decade ago. Ritchie was speaking at a press conference at the Harrisonburg Rescue Squad promoting Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. (Photo by Pete DeLea)
HARRISONBURG — In 2001, about six months after getting his motorcycle license, Sgt. Pete Ritchie was driving his personal Yamaha motorcycle west on Brocks Gap Road near Fulks Run.