• 2 Virginia State Police Officers Died In Helicopter Crash Related To Charlottesville Protests

    6 days ago - By Refinery29

    Two Virginia State Police officers died in a helicopter crash in Charlottesville, VA, on Saturday evening. According to the State Police's Facebook page, they were assisting public safety resources on the ground during the violent white nationalist protest taking place in the city. Lt. H. Jay Cullen was the pilot and trooper-pilot Berke M.M. Bates was the only other person on the Bell 407 helicopter when it crashed in a wooded area near a residence at 5 p.m., state police told the Richmond Times-Dispatch . The incident did not injure anyone on the ground. "Our state police and law...
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