WPD make arrest in August 2 fatal vehicle train collision

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Following the investigation of an August 2 fatal vehicle train collision Winchester Police have made an arrest.

Virginia State Police report by email that they conducted the investigation that led to the arrest of Jeremiah A.T. Greenfield of Winchester.

Greenfield is being charged with one felony count of second-degree murder, homicide and one felony count of eluding law enforcement.

The arrest of the 19-year-old was made by WPD in the 1650 block of South Braddock Street on August 25.

Greenfield is being held without bond in the Northwestern Regional Adult Detention Center.

The collision involved Greenfield ignoring police pursuit on Route 17 in Fauquier County passing stopped vehicles and colliding with the train.

The collision caused the death of 18-year-old Berryville resident Haidan B. Smallwood a passenger in the vehicle.

The vehicle was reported stolen out of Winchester.

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VSP investigate a fatal accident in Fauquier County

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Virginia State Police (VSP) are investigating a two vehicle fatal accident that occurred Sat. May 7 in Fauquier County.

An email from Sergeant Brent Coffey confirms that Miss. Shenandoah County Fair 2015 and 2016’s Miss. Virginia Association of Fairs Pageant winner Jensen B. Hoover was killed in the accident.

The VSP investigation indicates that Hoover’s vehicle traveling east on Route 50 in Fauquier County crossed the double yellow center line and collided head on with a vehicle heading west.

The 29 year old Hoover from Winchester suffered life threatening injuries and was transported to Winchester Medical Center.

It was at the hospital where she succumbed to her injuries and passed away.

The unidentified 34 year old driver of the west bound vehicle from Upperville suffered life threatening injuries and transported to INOVA Hospital in Fairfax.

Three children in the Upperville vehicle were also transported to the hospital with life threatening injuries.

The three children include a 5 year old female an 11 year and a 12 year old male.

All involved in the accident were wearing their safety belts.

The accident remains under investigation.

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