CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A motorcyclist was killed Wednesday night while riding on I-95 south in Chesterfield.

Authorities said the victim fell off his 2021 BMW motorcycle after striking a tree that had fallen across the right and center lanes of I-95 near Willis Road. The victim was identified as 24-year-old King H. Nguyen of Prince George.

Virginia State Police responded to the scene at 10:40 p.m. They said Nguyen succumbed to his injuries on the scene. He was wearing a helmet.

Drivers traveling on I-95 south and north in Chesterfield County experienced delays due to the crash. Traffic was diverted to Chippenham Parkway.

The investigation is ongoing.

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24 -year-old killed in crash on I-95 south in Chesterfield County on Wednesday, Oct. 20. (Photo: 8News Photographer Sam Hooper)