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State-PoliceFrom Virginia State Police: We are seeking the public’s assistance with an ongoing investigation into a fatal crash in Botetourt County. Virginia State Police Trooper C.W. Carrico Jr., responded to the crash Friday (Oct. 16). The crash occurred at 5:10 p.m., on Route 11, less than a mile north of Stoney Battery Road just north of Troutville. A bicyclist and a tractor-trailer were both traveling south on Highway 11 when they collided in the southbound lane. The impact of the crash caused the bike to run off the right side of the highway and into the trees. The bicyclist, a 66-year-old Chinese national, died at the scene. State police are still in the process of notifying the man’s next of kin. The man was wearing multiple backpacks and was riding a red bicycle that had several packs attached it. The driver of the tractor-trailer, a 27-year-old Fincastle, Va., man, was not injured in the crash. State police is asking anyone who might have witnessed the crash or has any information on it, to please contact the State Police Salem Division at 540-380-5700 or