News

Second Victim Of Fiery Crash On I-64 Has Been Identified

Second Victim Of Fiery Crash On I-64 Has Been Identified

Photo: WINA

We now know the identity of the second victim in this week’s fiery crash on Interstate 64 near Keswick. 59-year-old Paul A. Brant of Lakeland, Florida, was ejected from a car late Wednesday morning and died later that day at UVA Medical Center. The driver of the same vehicle was not injured and another passenger had minor injuries. 70-year-old Vicki L. Shields of Fluvanna County died at the scene after her car was hit by a tractor-trailer and caught fire.
The driver of another vehicle, 24-year-old Kelsey A. Lesslick of Zion Crossroads, was seriously injured. State Police have charged 50-year-old James J. Nagy of Bangor, Pennsylvania, with reckless driving.

Latest Stories

in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties

Tentative ID For Human Remains

Albemarle Police patch (use this one)

Albemarle Police await confirmation from the Medical Examiner's Office.

in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

UVA Community Alert: Rape

UVA logo

The Office of the Dean of Students received multiple reports of an off-campus sexual assault late Thursday morning.

in National, World

Global life expectancy rises, but people live sicker for longer

21-overlay13

General health has improved worldwide, thanks to significant progress against infectious diseases and gains in fighting maternal and child illnesses.

in National

When Congress returns from vacation, budget fight looms

congressmcconnell

The U.S. Congress will soon embark on a high-stakes budget negotiation with President Barack Obama that, if productive, could give Republicans the increased military spending they want and Democrats the increased domestic spending they seek.

in Local

Vicki Gardner’s Condition Improves

WDBJ Shootings Suspect Car I-66 082615 (from State Police)

The condition of the woman shot and wounded during the WDBJ interview has improved.