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UPDATE: Investigators identify dump truck driver killed in Hanover crash

UPDATE: The Hanover Sheriff’s Office identified the victim in Monday’s dump truck accident as 70-year-old William F. Powell of Mineral.

“We extend our sincerest condolences to the Powell family as they attempt to deal with this tragic loss,” Hanover Sheriff’s spokesman Lt. 184 more words

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Neighborhood crime spree frustrates Chester's Longmeadow community

CHESTER, Va. (WTVR) – Two pizza delivery drivers robbed, several homes and cars broken into and a man startled in the middle of the day by a stranger in his living room. 188 more words

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Police: King William driver crossed double yellow line to pass truck

KING WILLIAM COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) – Crossing the double yellow line was a deadly mistake for a driver in King William County Monday.

Troopers shut down a portion of Route 30 in Mangohick for the better part of four hours after a violent crash which left a mangled mess in a ditch and a Med-flight whirring in the air. 303 more words

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Mother describes 7-year-old son's recovery after convenience store shooting

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – Two men were fighting, with firepower, and an innocent seven-year-old boy was caught in the crossfire.

A bullet pierced his right side, going through his diaphragm and stomach, grazing his liver and large intestine before making an exit. 317 more words

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Pastor recalls uncanny history with father, son who died in fiery crash

NEW KENT, Va. (WTVR)–About 100 family and friends gathered on the soccer field at New Kent High, for a vigil honoring a father and son. 214 more words

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Chesterfield Police investigate 'Dead Man's Curve' motorcycle crash

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) – Police are investigating a crash along Hull Street Road (Route 360) at Skinquarter Road in Moseley.

A man headed eastbound on Route 360 lost control of his motorcycle Monday afternoon and crashed in what police called a single-vehicle accident, Jon Burkett reported from the crash scene. 103 more words

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Cell phone video causes firestorm over police actions in Church Hill incident

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – Witnesses who shot cell phone video in Church Hill Sunday morning claim the driver of a vehicle that almost hit them is the daughter of a local police officer, and that she was drunk. 585 more words

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