Latest Virginia State Police News

Motorcyclist hit by lightning in Florida crashes, dies

Jun. 10, 2019 1:59 PM EDT

DELAND, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Highway Patrol says lightning struck a motorcyclist on the helmet as he drove on an interstate in Florida, causing a crash and his death. The agency said in a news release that 45-year-old Benjamin Austin Lee of Charlotte, North Carolina, died Sunday afternoon on Interstate...

4 dead, 8 injured when pickup truck rear-ends church van

May. 29, 2019 4:51 PM EDT

FORD, Va. (AP) — Members of a close-knit church community in central Virginia were in shock Wednesday after four people were killed and seven others were injured in a van crash on their way to a revival at another church. Virginia state police said the van carrying 11 people from Shiloh Baptist Church in...

The Latest: Police identify 4 killed in church van crash

May. 29, 2019 2:07 PM EDT

FORD, Va. (AP) — The Latest on a church van crash that killed four people and injured eight others (all times local): 2:05 p.m. Virginia state police have identified four people who were killed when a pickup truck slammed into the back of a church van carrying choir members to a revival. The van was taking...