Police ID bicyclist fatally struck on Mechanicsville Turnpike

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Police are investigating after a bicyclist was fatally struck in Henrico County late Wednesday morning.

Police say the bicyclist was hit around 11 a.m. on Mechanicsville Turnpike near Bloom Lane.

The bicyclist, who has been identified as 52-year-old Ray J. Freeman of Richmond, was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries where he later died.

Police say the driver stayed at the scene and was not injured.

There’s no word on any charges and the incident remains under investigation.

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