Culpeper County VA Deputy Hits and Kills Pedestrian | Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp

What Happened:

The sheriff’s office in Culpeper County, Virginia continues to investigate the death of a pedestrian, who was slammed into by a deputy’s patrol car traveling at 70 miles per hour.

According to media reports, the deputy was responding to a medical emergency call when his car slammed into the woman on U.S. 29. Witnesses to the accident stated that the woman was wearing dark clothing, and the police car’s emergency lights were not activated.

The Virginia Injury Lawyer’s Perspective:

We extend our condolences to the family of the pedestrian who died in this tragic accident. The family of the victim may be entitled to financial restitution from the sheriff’s department and/or from the state government, so please be sure to speak to a Virginia personal injury lawyer to learn all of your options.

Helpful Info:

Our personal injury lawyer team has compiled a helpful resource page of legal information for families with a potential wrongful death claim.

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