VSP investigates fatal crash in Page County

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Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal crash in Page County that occurred Wednesday afternoon.

A 2005 Ford F-150 attempted to turn on to US Highway 340 when it collided with a 2014 Mack Truck.

James Mann, 75, of Rileyville, was the driver of the Ford and died from his injuries after being transported to Page Memorial Hospital.

The driver of the Mack truck, an unidentified 54 year old male from Shenandoah County, was not injured.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts.

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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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VSP investigate the death of Ralph Ennis

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The Virginia State Police (VSP) have confirmed via email that they have launched an investigation into the arrest and death of Ralph Ennis on April 2 in Front Royal.

VSP and the Medical Examiner’s Office are conducting  a thorough investigation of the death of Ennis.

In light of the release of a Front Royal Police Department (FRPD) video of the arrest and the other agencies investigating the Warren County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) is suspending its own internal investigation.

According to Warren County Sheriff Mark Butler stopping the internal investigation will ensure no interference with the ongoing investigation by any other agencies.

After the completion of the State Police and Medical Examiner’s investigation the WCSO will have an impartial law enforcement and civilian board conduct an investigation of the Sheriff’s Department.

Sheriff Butler reiterated his pledge of full disclosure in the incident and expressed thoughts and prayers to the family and deputies involved in the incident.

One deputy has been placed on administrative leave while another has been reassigned to administrative duties while the investigation is conducted.

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VSP investigates fatal crash in Rockingham County

Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred in Rockingham County on Thursday afternoon.

The crash was located along Interstate 81 at exit 245.

A Honda Accord ran into the back of a tractor trailer that had exited and stopped on the ramp.

The driver of the Honda, Selvin Turcios- Romero, 27, of Harrisonburg died at the scene from injuries sustained in the crash.

The driver of the tractor trailer was not injured. Both drivers were wearing their seat belts.

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VSP combats human trafficking

Virginia State Police are partnering with the U.S. Homeland Security Investigations and the Virginia Trucking Association to conduct Operation Safe Passage.

The initiative runs from April 18th-20th and focuses on high visibility human trafficking prevention and public outreach.

VSP will be positioned at truck stops and rest areas across Virginia to help raise awareness and educate citizens about human trafficking.

Gary Settle, VSP superintendent, believes commercial drivers can be “added eyes and ears” to help identify indicators of human trafficking.

For more information on indicators of human trafficking, head to HSI’s website.

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A fatal accident involving a Front Royal man Prince William Co.

Prince William County Police announced that they are continuing to investigate a fatal accident involving a Front Royal man.

The accident occurred Monday on Lee Highway past Pageland Lane in Gainesville.

The investigation indicates that 57 year old Front Royal resident John Andrew Uber lost control of his 2007 Ford Mustang.

Uber apparently left the roadway running onto the shoulder and over corrected.

The north bound vehicle traveled along the gravel shoulder then returned to the road and crossed into the southbound lanes.

It looks as though the vehicle then left the road a second time striking a tree and caught fire.

Uber was transported to the hospital where he died as a result of his injuries sustained in the accident.

This incident remains under investigation with authorities asking anyone who may have witnessed the crash to please contact Prince William County police.

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VSP investigates fatal crash in Fauquier County

Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal two car crash from Tuesday evening in Fauquier County.

The accident occurred along Grove Lane when a Honda CRV crossed the middle line and collided head-on with a Jeep Wrangler.

The driver of the CRV, Sandra Manuel of Delaplane, died at the scene.

Both the driver and passenger of the Jeep suffered life threatening injuries and were transported to INOVA Fairfax Hospital.

Both drivers and the passenger were wearing seat belts at the time of the accident.

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VSP investigate an Officer involved shooting in Rockingham

An email from Virginia State Police (VSP) Information Officer Sergeant Brent Coffey confirms the investigation of an Officer involved shooting.

The incident occurred yesterday Apr. 7 around 9 a.m.  in the Bridgewater Rockingham County area.

A Rockingham County Sheriff’s Deputy attempt to stop a vehicle was unsuccessful and a pursuit ensued.

Authorities disengaged their pursuit only to find the subject a short time later in the Spring Creek Road area of Bridgewater.

As authorities approached the vehicle 37 year old Christopher A. Miller exited with a gun and began firing at the Officers.

Returning fire the Officers shot and killed Miller.

Miller’s remains have been transported to the Office of the Medical Examiner in Roanoke for examination and autopsy.

Several patrol and a bystander’s vehicle were struck by gunfire fortunately there were no injuries to the bystander or Law Enforcers.

The incident remains under investigation by the VSP.

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VSP investigate a fatal accident in Shenandoah County

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An email from Virginia State Police (VSP) Public Information Officer Sergeant Brent Coffey confirms the continued investigation of an accident in Shenandoah County.

The fatal accident took the life of 26 year old Anthony M. Turner of Elkton.

Turner’s vehicle left the right side of Route 11 South of Jess Sign Road and collided with a tree.

The accident occurred Wed. Mar. 30 around 9 p.m..

Turner who was not wearing his seatbelt suffered life threatening wounds and died while being transported to Shenandoah Memorial Hospital.

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VSP investigate a fatal accident involving Boyce residents

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An email from Virginia State Police (VSP) Public Information Officer Sergeant Brent Coffey confirmed the investigation of a fatal accident in Fauquier County.

The accident took the life of 57 year old Daniel F. Shomette of Boyce and sent his 58 year old wife to Winchester Medical Center.

Shomette’s wife Marcella sustained life threatening injuries in the accident.

The Shomette’s vehicle was struck by a vehicle driven by 67 year old Kevin Hagan of Gainesville.

Hagan reportedly crossed the solid center line while passing another vehicle when he collided head on with the Shomette’s vehicle.

Hagan who was treated at the scene for his injuries is facing a number of charges and is being held without bound in Fauquire County.

The charges Hagan is facing include driving under the influence, involuntary manslaughter and improper passing.

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