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Driver Pleads Guilty in Crash That Killed Air Force Officer in York County, VA

Some justice has been served in a case of reckless driving that left one man dead. A Gloucester, Virginia (VA), man was sentenced to six months in jail after pleading guilty to causing the death of a U.S. Air Force lieutenant when he ran a red light at the intersection of Battle Road and Route 17 in York CountyThe serviceman had been stationed in Norfolk and was a short drive from home when he was struck and killed.

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The victim’s family should contact a personal injury lawyer in Virginia to discuss their legal options. Even though the at-fault driver has been punished in a criminal court, that does not preclude the family from pursuing damages through a civil lawsuit.

To learn about the applicable laws related to wrongful death accidents, take a moment to read this consumer report written by a wrongful death lawyer in Virginia.


Richard N. Shapiro
Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Lawyer Serving Va Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake & all of Virginia
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