Va. Sheriff’s Deputy Killed While Responding to Traffic Stop

The deputy’s cruiser ran off the side of the road & struck a tree


The Washington Post | Monday, April 2, 2012

CHARLES CITY, Va. — A Charles City County sheriff’s deputy has been killed while responding to an early-morning traffic stop.

The Richmond Times-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/HaB8ZT ) reported that the Deputy Michael C. Walizer was killed Saturday en route to assist another deputy who had made a traffic stop. The deputy’s cruiser ran off the side of Route 5 and struck a tree. He was wearing a seat belt.

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