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Trooper Andrew David Fox | Virginia State Police, Virginia Virginia State Police, Virginia

Trooper

Andrew David Fox

Virginia State Police, Virginia

End of Watch: Friday, October 5, 2012

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 27

Tour: 5 years

Badge # 727

Cause: Struck by vehicle

Incident Date: 10/5/2012

Weapon: Automobile

Suspect: Received no jail time

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Trooper Andrew Fox was struck and killed by a vehicle at the intersection of Route 30 and Theme Park Way, in Hanover County, at approximately 9:50 pm.

He was wearing a reflective vest while directing traffic that was leaving the Virginia State Fair and Kings Dominion theme park when he was struck by an SUV. He was transported to VCU Medical Center in Richmond where he succumbed to his injuries.

In February 2013, the woman who struck Trooper Fox pleaded no contest to reckless driving and received a one year suspended sentence.

Trooper Fox had served with the Virginia State Police for five years. He is survived by his wife, sister, and parents.

On June 3rd, 1967, Trooper Fox's great-uncle, Police Officer Jack Sargent, was fatally stabbed in the line of duty while serving with the Tazewell Police Department.

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Police Officer Jack Sargent
Tazewell Police Department, Virginia
End of Watch: Saturday, June 3, 1967
Cause: Stabbed

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Came across another Officer Down page, and thought of you. Wanted to say you are loved always and forever missed. Not a day goes by that you aren't thought of in some way. We are always remembering something you said or did. You always had a way to make anyone smile. We surely do miss you around here. I feel so very blessed to have had you grow up with our Youngest Son. Thank you for being the young Man you were. RIP #727.

Debbie Ratliff
Proud Mom of a Virginia State Trooper-Lifelong Friend of Andrew D. Fox
October 14, 2014

 

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