CHANTILLY, Va. (WUSA9) — Speed appears to be the cause a fatal motorcycle accident in Chantilly, said police.

The accident happened on Friday along Route 50 and Pleasant Valley Road.

Police said 33-year-old Reginald Blake Jr., from Leesburg, lost control of his motorcycle after doing a wheelie. This caused Blake to crash through some brush and then over a ravine, ejecting him.

Blake was taken to a nearby hospital where he later died.