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KING GEORGE COUNTY, Va. – Police have identified the bicyclist who killed Thursday morning after being struck by a van in King George County.

Virginia State Police said around 11:10 a.m. a trooper was called to the scene of a fatal crash on Windsor Drive.

“A bicyclist was traveling westbound on Windsor Drive about a half mile west of Route 301 when a van moved to pass the cyclist in a legal passing zone. As the driver attempted to pass, the cyclist appeared to veer into the lane and was struck,” said a Virginia State Police spokesperson.

The bicyclist, identified as Edward W. Abendroth, 28, of King George, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver, Thomas T. Henderson, 47, of Montross, was not injured.

Police said there are no charges are expected at this time.

Police said the crash remains under investigation.