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Police identify motorcyclist killed after colliding with tractor trailer on I-64

Posted at 4:28 PM, Jul 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-12 22:08:48-04

LOUISA COUNTY, Va. – Virginia State Police identified a 29-year-old motorcyclist killed Thursday afternoon after colliding with a tractor trailer at a I-64 intersection in Louisa County.

State Police responded to a two-vehicle crash at the I-64 Interchange at Route 15 (Zion Crossroads) at approximately 2:07 p.m.

"The trooper's preliminary investigation reveals that Stephen Hossain, 29, of Gordonsville, Va., was operating a 1992 Honda CBR motorcycle southbound on Route 15 in the left lane when he lost control and fell off the motorcycle," Virginia State Police spokesperson Sgt. Keeli Hill said.

That's when police say a tractor trailer, traveling southbound in the right lane, ran over Hossain with the rear tires of the trailer.

Hossain was pronounced dead at the scene.

There were no other injuries in the crash.

Virginia State Police says the crash remains under investigation.

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