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Charlottesville Suspect Driver Booked on Suspicion of Murder

13 August 2017, 05:37 | Taylor George

An Aug. 12 2017 mugshot of James Alex Fields Jr

An Aug. 12 2017 mugshot of James Alex Fields Jr

Police are investigating a fatal vehicle crash that took place this afternoon at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville as a homicide and have charged a suspect with second-degree murder in the killing.

He's been booked on suspicion of second-degree murder, malicious wounding, failure to stop for an accident involving a death, and hit and run.

The Washington Post reported that the silver 2010 Dodge Challenger involved in the crash was registered to Fields.

Thomas told reporters a 32-year-old woman was killed while she was crossing the street.

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

Charlottesville Police Chief Al Thomas confirmed during Govenor McAuliffe's press conference that there were 35 injuries during the White Nationalist Rally in Charlottesville Saturday afternoon.

Matt Korbon, a 22-year-old University of Virginia student, said several hundred counter-protesters were marching through a pedestrian mall downtown when "suddenly there was just this tire screeching sound".

Thomas said that they are treating this as a criminal homicide investigation. Check and our Facebook page for updates.

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