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Posted on: January 24, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Fatal Bicycle Accident on the Virginia Capital Trail

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

On Jan. 24 at approximately 3:10 p.m., James City County Police and Fire Departments were dispatched to a bicycle accident on the Virginia Capital Trail in the area of Jamestown High School. A witness walking her dog observed an elderly male coming down a hill on the Trail and hit a bollard. He was subsequently thrown from his bike. The victim, Ronald Eddie Fox, 73-years-old from Newport News, was pronounced deceased at the scene. Fox was wearing a helmet.


This incident remains under investigation.


Media contact:

Deputy Chief Steve Rubino

757-592-6490; steve.rubino@jamescitycountyva.gov


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