The Washington Post

Motorcyclist hit by trash truck identified

Alexandria police have identified a man who was killed last week when his motorcycle was hit by a trash truck as Rakesh Bhatt.

Bhatt, 54, of Springfield, was killed at about 7 a.m. June 30 while he was at the intersection of Van Dorn Street and Taney Avenue.

The trash truck was heading north on Van Dorn and making a right turn when it hit Bhatt. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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