Cyclist dead following Virginia Beach crash, police investigating

Posted at 10:45 PM, Jul 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-21 18:43:08-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Virginia Beach Police responded to a fatal crash involving a cyclist on Sunday.

Police say they received a call regarding the crash at 8:47 p.m., in the 4800 block of Blackwater Rd.

The cyclist was traveling southbound on Blackwater Rd when he was struck by a 2005 Toyota Camry also traveling southbound.

The cyclist, 60-year-old Rickey Eugene Lewis, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to officials. Neither the driver nor passenger of the vehicle were injured in the crash.

There are no charges at this time but the crash remains under investigation.

Blackwater Rd will remained closed in both directions from Land of Promise to Pungo Ferry for an extended period of time.

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