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Auto plows into crowd following Virginia white nationalist rally, driver in custody

Auto plows into crowd following Virginia white nationalist rally, driver in custody

"It was absolutely the most awful thing I've ever witnessed", said Brittany Caine-Conley, the lead organizer with Congregate Charlottesville.

Dramatic video taken after the demonstration was shut down shows crowds walking along a downtown Charlottesville street as several cars move slowly along the same avenue.

Videos show the silver vehicle reversing and fleeing from the scene with a windshield covered in what appears to be blood.

The vehicle slammed into a crowd of people peacefully protesting a white nationalist rally in the Virginia college town, killing a 32-year-old woman and injuring at least two dozen more, authorities said. Virginia State Police said injuries ranged from life-threatening to minor.

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The crash climaxed a day of violence in the university town that had been sparked by the arrival of hundreds of white nationalists protesting plans to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from a public park.

Earlier today the Charlottesville Chief of Police announced that they had Mr. Fields in custody and while charges were pending, they were investigating this as a homicide.

Trump addressed the situation during remarks Saturday afternoon.


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