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Crash shuts down Route 17 north in York County

YORK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia State Police are investigating a crash Tuesday in York County.

The accident happened on Route 17 north at Goosley Road. 59 more words


Fatality reported in crash on Route 17 in Camden County

CAMDEN COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) — One person was killed Monday morning in a crash on Route 17 in Camden County, authorities say.

The Camden County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were called to the single-car crash around 5:30 a.m. 86 more words


Local woman known as 'The Purple Lady' passes away

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A woman fondly known in Hampton Roads as “The Purple Lady” passed away Friday at 91-years-old.

Rachel Presha was known for her home on Route 17 which featured purple painted tree trunks and telephone poles. 87 more words

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Man dies after being hit by pickup truck in Suffolk

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A man hit by a car Saturday night in Suffolk died at the hospital.

Suffolk police say officers were called around 9:20 p.m. 117 more words


Crews finish widening project on Route 17 in York County

YORK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — VDOT crews finished the widening project on George Washington Memorial Highway in York County Friday — a week before the scheduled completion date. 109 more words


York County celebrate final chapter of newly-widened Route 17

YORK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) – After three years of construction, York County came together to celebrate the final chapter of the widening project on Route 17. 76 more words


Yorktown Sheriff's Office: Bojangles burglarized Wednesday

YORKTOWN, Va. (WAVY) – Two suspects burglarized the Bojangles in the 8000 block of George Washington Memorial Highway on November 30.

According to the York-Poqueson Sheriff’s Office, the suspects forced their way inside through the drive thrrough window. 31 more words