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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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I am so blessed to have known you and shared our time going through the 111th basic school together. It was hard to imagine when I heard what happened. I know your in a better place but you truly will be missed. My thoughts and prayers to all your family. Your truly lived up to our moto, "Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty"......

Special Agent Julia Gunderson
Virginia State Police
July 6, 2014

 

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