Charles City County sheriff's deputy killed in car crash
CHARLES CITY, Va. (AP) - A Charles City County sheriff's deputy has been killed while responding to an early-morning traffic stop.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch says the deputy was killed Saturday en route to assist another deputy who had made a traffic stop.
The deputy's cruiser ran off the side of Route 5 and struck a tree.
The deputy was wearing a seat belt. The deputy's identity has not been released. The accident is being investigated by the state police and local authorities.
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