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Bicyclist killed in Virginia Beach accident; two arrested, charged with racing

The accident reportedly happened shortly after 8 p.m. Thursday near the intersection of Indian Lakes Boulevard and Halifax Drive.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — A 59-year-old bicyclist died after being hit by a vehicle in Virginia Beach, police said.

The accident reportedly happened shortly after 8 p.m. Thursday near the intersection of Indian Lakes Boulevard and Halifax Drive.

Officers arrived to find an adult man who had been riding his bike when he was struck by a vehicle. Emergency Medical Services also responded to assist the victim, however, he died at the scene.

The motorist remained on-scene with the police after the accident.

By Friday afternoon, the victim had been identified as Edward Charles Richardson of Virginia Beach.

Police also said Friday that they'd arrested two men on charges of "racing, causing serious injury or death" related to the incident.

Anthony Francis Tempesco, 19, and Hallam Guiler, 18, were both being held in the Virginia Beach City Jail.

Indian Lakes Boulevard was closed down for several hours at Halifax Drive, Breezewood Arch, and Settlers Park Drive for the crash investigation. Virginia Beach's Fatal Accident Crash Team (FACT) looked into the case.