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One Killed, 19 Injured After Car Plows Through Charlottesville Crowd During Protest

One Killed, 19 Injured After Car Plows Through Charlottesville Crowd During Protest

The far-right demonstration in Charlottesville was held in protest against the removal of a statue honoring Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from the city's central park.

8News reporter Aaron Thomas is reporting live from the scene where a vehicle drove into a crowd of counter protesters in Charlottesville, killing one and injuring 19 others.

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Multiple people have been injured in a vehicle crash in Charlottesville, VA. "We all started running to give first aid, but then he backed up and I thought he might make another run at the crowd".

Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer released a statement referring to Friday's rally as a "cowardly parade of hatred, bigotry, racism, and intolerance march down the lawns of the architect of our Bill of Rights". At least three cars were involved in the accident, according to the City of Charlottesville spokeswoman Miriam Dickler. Virginia State Police said injuries ranged from life-threatening to minor.

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Earlier in the day before the fatality, President Trump had condemned violence that erupted between white nationalists and counter-demonstrators. Donald Drumpf, tweeting from his vacation home in New Jersey, wrote, "We ALL must be united and condemn all that hate stands for". Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe called the violence "unacceptable" and declared a state of emergency and the National Guard aided in policing the event.

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