Richlands PD: Cyclist killed in Monday crash identified, no charges filed


RICHLANDS, Va. (WJHL) — UPDATE – Police have identified the pedestrian on a bicycle who was killed in a crash involving an SUV in Richlands, Virginia.

According to a release from the Richlands Police Department, Charles “Chucky” Wesley Lyons, 47, was hit while on a bicycle on Route 460 West Monday afternoon.

The police department says Lyons was taken to Clinch Valley Medical Center where he died due to injuries sustained in the crash.

The driver of the vehicle was identified by RPD as Tony Hill, 61. The release states Hill was driving west in a Volvo SUV near the Baker Hollow Road intersection when his vehicle hit Lyons in the roadway.

According to RPD, no charges have been made as of Tuesday morning.

The crash is still under investigation.

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