A 65-year-old bicyclist died after being struck by a vehicle heading westbound on Shore Drive, about a mile from Atlantic Avenue and 83rd Street. The accident occurred at around 10:45 this morning; Monday, May 12th, in the 1200 block of Shore Drive in Virginia Beach. According to Officer Jimmy Cason, Pierre Foget, 65, was biking with his wife when he veered into the left lane of traffic. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Foget and his wife are visiting from Quebec, Canada.
Speed and alcohol were not factors, and both bikers were wearing helmets. The accident remains under investigation.
For more information on this accident, click here – http://wtkr.com/2014/05/12/roads-blocked-after-fatal-accident-involving-bicyclist-near-83rd-and-atlantic/