Motorcyclist dies on I-64 in Chesapeake

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CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — A motorcyclist died after a two-vehicle crash in Chesapeake Wednesday night, according to Virginia State Police.

Just before 5 p.m., troopers were called to the crash on Interstate 64 West at the Battlefield Boulevard exit, according to Sgt. Michelle Anaya. An investigation indicated a 2008 Hyundai SUV started slowing down for traffic, and a 2012 Kawasaki motorcycle that was following too closely crashed into it, Anaya said.

The motorcyclist, 27-year-old Brent Anthony Tilley was thrown from his vehicle, sustaining critical injuries. He was transported to Chesapeake General Hospital, where he later died.

No further information has been released. Stay with WAVY.com for updates on this developing story.

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