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HENRICO COUNTY, Va. – Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a bicycle and a vehicle on Mechanicsville Turnpike in Henrico County.

Police said around 8:30 p.m., Henrico Police and responders were called to the 3300 Block of Mechanicsville Tnpk. just north Harvie Road for a bicyclist that had been struck by a vehicle.

The bicyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

The identity of the male victim has not been released at this time, pending next of kin notification.

Henrico Police CRASH Team officers are conducting an investigation into the vehicle versus bicyclist crash.

No charges have been filed at this time. The crash is still under investigation.

The crash closed northbound lanes of Mechanicsville Tnpk. (Rt. 360) between Harvie Rd. and Byron St. for around three hours. The road has since been reopened.

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