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Officer Killed In Single-Vehicle Crash

Officer Killed In Single-Vehicle Crash


July 23, 2010

TAZEWELL, VA – A Tazewell County Sheriff’s Deputy was killed in an automobile accident around six a.m. July 23.

The accident occurred on route 19-460 in the Cliffield section of the county. The vehicle left the roadway went over a guardrail and into a ravine. State police, county deputies and emergency service workers are on the scene.

Traffic in the west bound lane was stopped while the vehicle was removed. The name of the victim is not being released pending notification of next of kin.

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