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Posted at 4:00 PM ET, 11/23/2010

Va. cyclist dies from injuries in crash

By Washington Post editors

Fairfax County police say the bicyclist involved in a crash on Nov. 14 has died, WUSA 9 reports.

Christopher Benton of Alexandria was died Monday at 5:16 a.m. He was 51.

Police say Benton was riding on his bike headed eastbound on Belle Haven Road when a Toyota Corolla trying to turn left onto Fort Hunt hit him. Benton was thrown from his bike and taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Detectives are looking for witnesses to the crash.

By Washington Post editors  | November 23, 2010; 4:00 PM ET
Categories:  Virginia  
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