Virginia State Police report that around 11:10 a.m. yesterday (Aug. 10), Trooper


J.L. Simone was called to the scene of a fatal crash in King George County.


A bicyclist was traveling westbound on Windsor Drive about a half mile west of


Route 301 when a 2005 Dodge Caravan 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. The cyclist – 28 year-old Edward W. Abendroth, of King


George – was pronounced dead at the scene.


The driver – 47 year-old Thomas T. Henderson, of Montross – was not injured.


No charges are expected at this time.
The crash remains under investigation.