A 64-year-old cyclist has died following a crash that occurred May 21 just after 10 a.m. at the intersection of Hidden Canyon Road and Blueridge View Drive in Centreville. Detectives from the Crash Reconstruction Unit have preliminarily determined that Raymond Buza, of Centreville, was on his bicycle traveling east on Hidden Canyon Road. The driver of a 2017 Hyundai Sonata turned left onto Blueridge View Drive in front of Buza which resulted in the crash. Buza was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The driver of the Sonata remained at the scene. Preliminarily, alcohol does not appear to be a factor of the crash for the driver. The investigation remains active and details of the investigation will be presented to the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney for review – FCPD Public Affairs Bureau reports. The driver, Teresa Young, 55, of Centreville, was charged with infliction of injury on a vulnerable road user on June 3.
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This is the first fatality involving a bicyclist in the county to-date in 2021.