Williamsburg man killed in crash on I-64 in New Kent County Sunday

Posted at 9:41 PM, Oct 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-23 21:42:13-04

NEW KENT COUNTY, Va. – A Williamsburg man was killed in a crash on Interstate 64 in New Kent County Sunday afternoon.

According to Virginia State Police, a 2009 Yamaha motorcycle was traveling west on I-64 at the 213 mile marker.

The motorcycle was changing lanes at a high rate of speed when it struck the rear of a 2016 Dodge Journey also traveling westbound.

State Police say the motorcyclist, Jarrett Schoerner, 21, of Williamsburg was thrown from the bike and died at the scene.

Schoerner was wearing a helmet and the driver of the Dodge was not injured.

The crash is still under investigation.