20-year-old Ohio man arrested for speeding his vehicle at white nationalist rally, kills a woman

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A 20-year-old man from Ohio was arrested on Sunday after he intentionally rammed his vehicle into a white nationalists rally, that took the life of one woman and injured 19 others in Charlottesville, Virginia. The man, Alex Fields Jr was charged with second-degree murder and was kept in Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail. The police also registered the case of hit and run, suspicion of malicious wounding, failure to stop for an accident involving a death against him.

The video of the incidents showed that a car moved fast into the rally throwing the bodies in the air. This brutal incident took the life of a 32-year-old woman. The deadly crash happened after a white supremacists rally turned violent while entering into Charlottesville. The clashes with counter protesters ended up injuring many.

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The organisers of the rally, Jason Kessler criticised the incident, saying, whoever drove the car “did the wrong thing”. He added that he was saddened as the people were hurt. Kessler also criticised the law enforcement’s action, saying they had handled the situation poorly.

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Two people lost their after a helicopter crashed in the incident. Virignia State Police spokeswoman, says the pilot and a passenger were killed in the crash Saturday afternoon.

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