Bicyclist Killed In Hanover

Was Struck by Mirror Monday Night

May 14, 2019 - 3:19 pm

Hanover, Va. ( - Hanover Sheriff's deputies are continuing to investigate a fatal bicycle/car accident from Monday night.  Deputies say at around 8:33pm Monday, a 2017 Ford Explorer was traveling north on Washington Highway when its passenger side mirror struck a bicyclist traveling south in the northbound lane.

The bicyclist, Ralph J. Derogatis, 62, was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

There are no charges at this time.   Bicyclists are supposed to travel with, not against, traffic, according to deputies.