July 20, 2020

*Update* Fatality Crash 4800 block Blackwater Rd

*Update*The decedent has been identified as 60-year-old Rickey Eugene Lewis of Virginia Beach.​On July 19th at 8:47 p.m. police received a call in the 4800 block of Blackwater Rd. for a crash involving a cyclist and a vehicle.The cyclist was traveling southbound on Blackwater Rd when he was struck by a 2005 Toyota Camry also traveling southbound. The cyclist was pronounced deceased at the scene by Emergency Medical Services. Neither the driver or passenger of the vehicle were injured in the crash. There are no charges at this time but the case remains under investigation by the Police Department's Fatal Accident Crash Team. Blackwater Rd will remained closed in both directions from Land of Promise to Pungo Ferry for an extended period of time. We will update when the road reopens. MPO A. L. PerryOn-Call PAO

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