Virginia state troopers are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash in Fairfax County

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FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Virginia state troopers are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash in Fairfax County.

The dead motorcyclist has been identified as Jorge Ranulfo Sanchez, Jr. The Woodbridge man was 27.

A late Friday statement from the Virginia State Police says Sanchez crashed on Interstate 66 while traveling at a high rate of speed with another motorcyclist.

Witnesses say his motorcycle sideswiped a car, causing it to run off the left side of the roadway and slam into the guardrail.

Sanchez was reported dead at the scene. He was wearing a helmet. The motorist in the Jaguar he sideswiped was not injured in the crash.