Saturday, March 25, 2023

Bicyclist killed following crash in James City County

A 73-year-old man died after crashing his bicycle in James City County Friday.

Authorities said Ronald Eddie Fox of Newport News died at the scene on the Virginia Capital Trail in the area of Jamestown High School.

James City County Police and fire crews were dispatched to that location at around 3:10 p.m.

Police said a witness walking her dog told officers “an elderly male,” later identified as Fox, came down a hill on the trail and struck a bollard.

Fox, who was wearing a helmet, was thrown from his bicycle.

John Mangalonzo
John Mangalonzo
John Mangalonzo ( is the managing editor of Local Voice Media’s Virginia papers – WYDaily (Williamsburg), Southside Daily (Virginia Beach) and HNNDaily (Hampton-Newport News). Before coming to Local Voice, John was the senior content editor of The Bellingham Herald, a McClatchy newspaper in Washington state. Previously, he served as city editor/content strategist for USA Today Network newsrooms in St. George and Cedar City, Utah. John started his professional journalism career shortly after graduating from Lyceum of The Philippines University in 1990. As a rookie reporter for a national newspaper in Manila that year, John was assigned to cover four of the most dangerous cities in Metro Manila. Later that year, John was transferred to cover the Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines. He spent the latter part of 1990 to early 1992 embedded with troopers in the southern Philippines as they fought with communist rebels and Muslim extremists. His U.S. journalism career includes reporting and editing stints for newspapers and other media outlets in New York City, California, Texas, Iowa, Utah, Colorado and Washington state.

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