Bicyclist hit by vehicle in Moyock dies

MOYOCK, N.C. (WAVY) — A Moyock man died Thursday evening after being hit by a vehicle while biking.

The crash happened around 8:15 p.m., a little more than a mile south of the N.C.- Va. state line, according to North Carolina Highway Patrol.

Troopers learned a Suffolk man driving a Chevrolet passenger vehicle north on NC 168 hit a bicyclist who was traveling west, attempting to cross the highway. The bicyclist was wearing dark clothing and no helmet, and had no reflectors or lights on his bicycle.

The bicyclist, 52-year-old Michael Anthony Reese of Moyock, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to NC Highway Patrol.

No charges have been filed for the crash. Neither alcohol nor drugs were factors.

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