JAMES CITY COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — A motorcyclist was killed Sunday in a four-vehicle crash on Interstate 64 in James City County, Virginia State Police say.
According to police, the crash happened around 6:50 p.m. on I-64 East at MM 246.
The man killed has been identified as 54-year-old Wesley Daniel Sharpe, of Newport News.
Virginia State Police say Sharpe and a second motorcyclist were both trying to change lanes while traffic was coming to a stop. Sharpe hit the back of a Chevrolet Suburban, causing the other motorcycle to crash into his motorcycle.
Police say Sharpe fell off his motorcycle and was hit by a tractor-trailer.
Travel lanes were closed for hours and all eastbound traffic was diverted off the interstate at exit 247 while crews cleaned up the scene.