October 14, 2008
An off-duty Rocky Mount police officer was killed in a Virginia auto accident early Saturday morning, as reported by the Roanoke Times.
The fatal Virginia auto accident involved two cars in the southbound lanes of U.S. 220 and shut down all three lanes for almost 7 hours.
The Virginia auto accident victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The other driver was taken to Carlion Roanoke Memorial Hospital with unknown conditions.
The police officer killed in the Virginia car accident was well known in the community for his strong involvement with the Rocky Mountain police department.