Motorcyclist killed in traffic accident

HOPEWELL, VA (WWBT) - A motorcyclist was killed Wednesday when he struck a tractor trailer on North 6th Street.

James Mendoza, 27, died at the scene.

Police said Mendoza was travelling northbound on North 6th Street when he hit a tractor trailer making a left hand turn from southbound North 6th Street onto Eppes Street.

Virginia State Police is investigating the crash.

If you have any information regarding this incident, please call Hopewell police at (804) 541-2222 or Crime Solvers at (804) 541-2202.

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