Sunday, April 19, 2009

Struck from Behind: "John Doe" Killed by SUV

From WVEC, TV 13 News:

Man dies in Shore Drive crash

01:45 PM EDT on Sunday, April 19, 2009

VIRGINIA BEACH--- Police are investigating a traffic crash that left one man dead Sunday morning.

Police tell 13News, A bicyclist was killed when he was struck by a Ford Explorer in the 3000 block of Shore Drive. Both the bicyclist, and the driver of the SUV were travelind eastbound on Shore Drive around 5:45am at the time of the wreck.

The driver of the Ford truck veered to the right and struck the bicyclist. He was transferred to a local hospital where he later died.

As of Sunday morning, police had no indication that speeding or alcohol were factors in the crash. No charges have been filed against the woman driving the Ford Explorer.

Police have not yet released the man's identity.

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