Woman charged following state trooper death
DOSWELL, Va. (WTVR) – Police charged a Hanover County woman with one count of reckless driving in connection with an incident that killed a Virginia State Trooper. Angelica Valencia, 27, of Doswell, was released on a summons.
Police said Valencia was driving the Jeep that hit and killed trooper Andrew Fox. Fox, 27, was directing traffic outside the Virginia State Fair when he was hit the night of Oct. 5.
Police said Fox was wearing a safety vest and was standing with other troopers when he was hit.
Neither Valencia nor the child in her Jeep were hurt, police said.
The incident remains under investigation, police said.
Trooper Fox left behind a wife, parents, a sister and a brother-in-law.