February 22, 2024

VBPD Investigating Fatal Crash on Princess Anne Road

On Feb. 20, 2024, at approximately 6:40 p.m., officers from the Virginia Beach Police Department (VBPD) responded to a traffic crash between a vehicle and a bicyclist in the 4100 block of Princess Anne Rd.

The preliminary investigation indicates that a sedan traveling eastbound on Princess Anne Rd. collided with a bicyclist who was traveling southbound across Princess Anne Rd. The impact threw the bicyclist, James Beckles IV (M/23) of Virginia Beach, into the roadway. Beckles was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash or possess any information pertinent to the investigation is urged to contact the Traffic Safety Unit at (757) 385-4606 or via anonymous tip through Crime Solvers at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP/P3Tips.com.

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