Drivers who strike and kill police officers and other emergency workers and contractors in Virginia would face heavier charges under a bill proposed by state Sen. Phillip Puckett.
By Christopher Brooke, Reporter
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 6:00 am (Updated: January 20, 6:00 am)
RICHMOND — The family of fallen Trooper Andrew Fox want the General Assembly to strengthen the penalty in cases where emergency, police and other kinds of “Samaritan” workers are injured and killed on Virginia highways.
Trooper Andrew David Fox died Oct. 5, 2012, of injuries sustained when he was struck by Angelica Valencia’s car while directing traffic at the Virginia State Fair near Richmond.
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