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Bicyclist dies after being thrown from bike on the Virginia Capital Trail

The man, 73-year-old Ronald Eddie Fox, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Credit: James City County Police

JAMES CITY COUNTY, Va. — An elderly bicyclist died after hitting a post and getting thrown from his bike.

The accident happened Friday afternoon shortly after 3 p.m.

According to James City County Police, a woman was walking her dog on the Virginia Capital Trail near Jamestown High School when she saw a man on a bike coming down a hill. He then hit a bollard and was flung to the ground.

The man, 73-year-old Ronald Eddie Fox of Newport News, was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say he had been wearing a helmet.

The accident remains under investigation.