UPDATE: Motorcyclist killed in Sunday’s crash has been identified

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AMHERST COUNNTY, Va. (WFXR) – Virginia State Police have identified the man killed in Sunday evenings crash.

61-year-old Paul L. Zavilla Jr. of Appomattox, Va. died after rear-ended a tractor-trailer.

According to witnesses, a 2001 Suzuki VL 1500 was traveling north in the right lane on Route 29 Bypass near Route 210 on-ramp, when the driver of the bike tried attempted to merge into the left lane and struck the back end of a tractor-trailer.

The driver of the tractor-trailer driver was not injured in the crash.

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