Woman who hit, killed state trooper avoids prison

DOSWELL, Va. (WTVR) – The Hanover County woman who hit and killed a trooper outside the Virginia State Fair will not go to prison.

Angelica Valencia pleaded Thursday no contest to a charge connected to the death of trooper Andrew Fox.

The judge gave her a 12 month suspended sentence and fined her $1,000.

Valencia was in a Jeep with her child when she struck Fox on Oct. 5.

The 27-year-old trooper was directing traffic on Route 30 at the time.

Trooper Fox left behind a wife, parents, a sister and a brother-in-law.

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Virginia State Police Trooper Andrew Fox was first assigned to the Fairfax Division's Area 48 Office in Springfield. In 2012, he transferred to the Wytheville Division’s Area 24 Office in Pulaski County. (PHOTO: Virginia State Police)

Virginia State Police Trooper Andrew Fox was first assigned to the Fairfax Division’s Area 48 Office in Springfield. In 2012, he transferred to the Wytheville Division’s Area 24 Office in Pulaski County. (PHOTO: Virginia State Police)

 

 

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