Bicyclist hit and killed by pickup truck in Gloucester

GLOUCESTER COUNTY, Va. (WVEC) -- A bicyclist was killed after he was hit by a pickup truck in Gloucester on Wednesday evening. 

Virginia State Police said the accident happened around 6 p.m. at the 8600 block of Guinea Road.

Based on a preliminary investigation, troopers said a 2013 Ford F-150 was driving westbound on Guinea Road when the driver struck the bicyclist.

The bicyclist, 47-year-old Michael Troy Smith, died upon impact at the scene. 

The driver of the truck was uninjured.  Investigators say neither alcohol nor speed were a contributing factor to the crash.

There are no charges at this time, and the case will be brought before the Commonwealth Attorney's Office for review.

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