Motorcyclist killed in Fairfax County crash involving tractor trailer

A crash involving a motorcycle and tractor trailer killed one person in Fairfax County, according to authorities.

Fairfax County police said the crash happened in the 7600 block of Backlick Road in Springfield, Virginia before 1:35 p.m.

Authorities later confirmed a motorcyclist was killed in the crash. Officials identified the victim as 26-year-old Justin Wright of Lorton, Virginia.

Police said Backlick Road was closed in both directions as detectives investigated the crash scene, but has since reopened. Investigators have not released the cause of the crash.