Bicyclist dies after being hit by SUV mirror

Bicyclist dies after being hit by SUV mirror
A 2017 Ford Explorer was traveling north on Washington Highway when its passenger side mirror struck a bicyclist traveling south in the northbound lane.

HANOVER, VA (WWBT) - The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office says a 62-year-old man died after being struck by a mirror on Monday night.

“The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2017 Ford Explorer was traveling north on Washington Highway when its passenger side mirror struck a bicyclist traveling south in the northbound lane,” the sheriff’s office said in a news release Tuesday.

The bicyclist, Ralph J. Derogatis, was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

No charges have been filed as the incident remains under investigation.

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