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Highway crashes: 'Economist' bureau chief among two killed
Published on May 11th, 2012
14 comments Two people including an internationally renowned magazine writer died in separate incidents on Albemarle roads May 10. The first of the Thursday accidents occurred around 2:50pm on U.S. 29 South near...
Another death: Albemarle traffic fatalities rise to 21
Published on Jan 25th, 2012
8 comments In November, after five people died in crashes in less than a week and with 19 deaths for the year, Albemarle was looking at its highest number of traffic fatalities since 2003. Since then, two more...
The road: Death count mounts in Albemarle
Published on Nov 22nd, 2011
25 comments "Let me grab my phone– I'm expecting a victim's family to call." That's Sergeant Sean Hackney on November 17, the morning after the fifth person has died in less than a week on an Albemarle...
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...
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...
Buckling: Police checkpoint season opens
Published on May 18th, 2009
16 comments Albemarle gets federal funds for participating in Click It or Ticket, even though drivers have to be breaking another law before they can be ticketed for not wearing a seatbelt in Virginia ....
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