JAMES CITY COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — The Virginia Capital Trail Foundation said a 73-year-old cyclist has died following a crash Friday afternoon.
Officials said it happened on a bridge that runs parallel to Route 5 next to Jamestown High School. James City County Police identified the victim as Ronald Eddie Fox of Newport News.
According to a witness who was walking her dog, the elderly man was coming down a hill and hit a post.
Fox was thrown from his bike, authorities said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The man was wearing a helmet.
The crash remains under investigation.