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ONANCOCK -- A bicyclist died Wednesday after a car hit him on the Eastern Shore.

Virginia State Police said the car hit 58-year-old Franklin Kellam Belote at about noon on Route 718 near Onancock.

Belote died at the hospital as a result of his injuries.

Troopers charged the driver of the car, Helen McDonaugh of Onancock, with Failure to Observe Marked Lanes.

Police said McDonaugh was wearing her safety belt. Neither alcohol nor speed was a factor in the crash.

The investigation continues.

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