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Enraged screams: Turmoil preceded train track fatality
Published on Feb 12th, 2013
60 comments Around 8pm February 11, Emily Bolden was outside her Albemarle County house beside the original Woolen Mills, gathering sticks to make a fire when she heard screams to the east. A woman's screams....
Fatal crashes: Three deaths in 14 hours
Published on Nov 11th, 2011
35 comments Two separate crashes have claimed three lives in Albemarle County since Thursday night, and two others are in serious condition. According to police, none of the victims were wearing seatbelts. A Kia...
Crabtree Falls claims another casualty
Published on Nov 23rd, 2010
10 comments A 21-year-old man became the 27th fatality at the popular Nelson County waterfall on November 22. Elias Lehman of Dayton, Virginia, slipped and fell 300 feet when he went past the barricade at the...
Ghost bike gone
Published on Aug 27th, 2010
10 comments 5:40pm, Thursday, August 26. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER The ghost bike that stood as silent witness to the April 19 accidental death of bicyclist, UVA graduate student, religious philosopher, and...
Motorcyclist dies after Route 250 accident
Published on Aug 6th, 2010
21 comments A Greene County man has died of injuries sustained in an early morning motorcycle wreck on route 250. According to a press release,  27-year-old Corey Guthrie was traveling west when he struck a...
Biker's death: City driver cleared in fatal accident
Published on May 18th, 2010
60 comments Matt King, right, was an avid athlete working on his Ph.D. in mathematics. PHOTO COURTESY CROSSFIT CHARLOTTESVILLE The driver of a Charlottesville City waste water truck will not be charged in the...
Snap o' the day: Poignant tribute
Published on Apr 21st, 2010
1 comments A white bicycle stands on the the corner of West Main and 4th Street NW as a memorial to UVA grad student Matt King, 23, who died April 19 after a collision with a Charlottesville Public Works truck...
Bicyclist killed in accident with city vehicle
Published on Apr 19th, 2010
167 comments A warning comes just past where the bicyclist was struck on West Main. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE A vehicle owned by the City of Charlottesville was involved in an accident that killed a bicyclist April...
Deadly highway: 7 fatalities prompt billboard warning
Published on Dec 18th, 2009
10 comments The northbound lane of U.S. 29 south tries to capture motorists' attention. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE The billboard may not win a Clio. But all Albemarle County Police really want is to stop the...
2nd unbelted victim of Saturday's crash dies
Published on Oct 27th, 2009
42 comments Albemarle police are urging all motorists to fasten their seatbelts after three unbuckled people died in the span of three days on Route 29 South. The latest death came Sunday, October 25, when...
Drummer lost: Fire victim was Johnny Gilmore
Published on Oct 23rd, 2009
46 comments 'Everybody who's anybody musically in this town played with Johnny Gilmore,' says singer-songwriter William Walter. PHOTO COURTESY WILLIAM WALTER Acclaimed local drummer Johnny Gilmore has died in a...
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