Bicyclist dies after being hit by a car in Virginia Beach

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on May 12, 2014 at 11:28 AM

Updated Monday, May 12 at 5:29 PM

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VIRGINIA BEACH -- A bicyclist died after being hit by a car Monday morning.

Pierre Foget, 65, was riding alongside his wife in the 1200 block of Shore Drive when he veered from the bike lane into the left lane of traffic and was hit, according to Officer Jimmy Cason. 

It happened around 10:45 a.m. and the car stayed at the scene, police said.

Foget and his wife, who were both wearing helmets, are visiting from Quebec, Canada. 

Speed and alcohol are not factors in the accident, Cason said.

The incident remains under investigation.

Shore Drive westbound in the area of Atlantic Avenue near 83rd Street was closed for the investigation but has reopened.

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