Motorcyclist dies in Route 29 crash in Amherst County

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A man died Sunday afternoon after a crash on the Route 29 bypass in Amherst County, according to Virginia State Police.

Witnesses say the man ran his motorcycle into the back of a tractor-trailer while trying to merge.

Police are locating his next-of-kin before releasing his identity.

The tractor-trailer driver was uninjured in the crash.

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