Alex F. Ploechinger Death: Cause of Death – According to the report, deputies responded to a two-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle near the intersection of Old Church Road at approximately 11:44 a.m. on September 5, 2021.
The initial investigation revealed that a 2020 Chevrolet Equinox was traveling northbound on Old Church Road when it crosses the center double line and collided with a 2008 Harley Davidson motorcycle, with two riders that were traveling in the opposite direction.
Alex F. Ploechinger, 59, was identified as the driver of the 2008 Harley Davidson motorcycle who was pronounced dead at the scene.
The second rider on the motorcycle was transported to VCU Medical Center with serious injuries.
Edgar R. Gonzalez, 64, the driver of the 2020 Chevrolet Equinox was not injured but has been taken into custody and charged with Driving Under the Influence of Drugs.
Investigators are still collecting information at this time.