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>> Violence and chaos in the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday, after a car plowed into a crowd of people near the scene where white nationalists clash with counter-protesters killing at least one person, a 32-year-old woman, and injuring about 30 others. Two Virginia policemen were also killed in a helicopter crash after they were involved in trying to break up the violence.
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Authorities have identified James Alex Fields, Jr., a 20-year-old man from Ohio as the suspected driver of the vehicle. He was being held by police on charges, including second-degree murder. Reuters reporter Brandon Shulleeta was in Charlottesville in the aftermath of the assault.>> Some people had non-life threatening injuries and were being treated on sidewalks by paramedics.
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Leg injuries were amongst some of those injuries. Some of the other injuries appeared to be more significant. One woman was taken away by paramedics in a stretcher. At least one person described a body flying in the air.>> The deadly incident followed several clashes earlier in the day, forcing Virginia Governor, Terry McAuliffe, to declare a state of emergency, and prompting President Trump to say this from his Bedminster, New Jersey, golf course.
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>> We condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry, and violence on many sides, on many sides.>> His use of the term many sides serving as a lightening rod for Trump critics. White supremacists had gathered for a rally to protest the removal of a statue of Confederate general Robert E Lee.
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>> This is what you represent.>> That march was halted as violence ensued.