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PETERSBURG, Va. – A 57-year-old motorcyclist died in a two-vehicle crash on I-95 southbound in Petersburg, Tuesday evening.

Virginia State Police responded to the crash at approximately 7:28 p.m., at southbound I-95 at the Washington Street exit (exit 52), about one mile from Crater Road.

The Trooper’s preliminary investigation reveals that Keith Gerrard Blount, 57, of Petersburg was operating a 2006 Susuki GSX 600 motorcycle traveling southbound and struck a 2012 Nissan Altima in the rear resulting in Blount being thrown from the motorcycle.

Blount succumbed to his injuries at the scene.  No other injuries were reported.

No charges have been placed at this time.

The crash remains under investigation.

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