VSP/FCSO investigate accidents that shutdown 66 for 8 hours

Virginia State Police (VSP) and Fauquier County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) report responding to an accident at 8:30 p.m. Sept. 8.

An RV collided with a tractor trailer while both vehicles were traveling east on interstate 66 at mile marker 16.

The impact caused the RV to run off the road through a guardrail and down an embankment.

Further information as the investigation continues reports at least 8 victims in the incident.

Some victims were ejected some were trapped in vehicles.

Virginia State Police confirm at least one person was killed in the accident.

Fauquier County Authorities report being able to clear the scene and restore all lanes of traffic both east and west bound at 4:30 this morning.

During the clean up and response to the incident both east and west bound lanes of 66 were closed and detours were in place for close to 8 hours.

Helicopters were deployed to transport the most critical patients while lower priority patients were transported by ground units.

The Virginia State Police continue to investigate the incident with additional details expected.

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FCSO respond to a body being found

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The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office (FCS0) report a body being found on Front Royal Pike.

Authorities were reported to be seen in abundance on Route 522 north in Winchester around 8 a.m. this morning Feb. 28.

It was later confirmed by the FCSO that a body of an 84 year old Front Royal Pike resident was found deceased in his front yard.

There was no known threat or danger to the general public at anytime.

The death does not appear to be suspicious in nature with no sign of foul play.

The person’s next of kin have been notified and their privacy is being respected.

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Fatal accident involving Fauqiuer County deputy

Virginia State Police responded to an accident in Fauquier County at the intersection of Route 17 and Granite Street at 10:44 on Friday morning.

One of the two cars involved was a Fauquier County Sheriff’s Office vehicle.

The driver of the other car died on the scene.

The passenger was transported to a local hospital with life threatening injuries.

The deputy also went to the hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

The investigation for the incident is ongoing and the names of the individuals have not been released.

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