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DUI Involuntary Manslaughter moves on to Circuit Court

Posted on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 11:58 am

It was at the end of a busy day last week in the Westmoreland General District Court that the case of Aaron Anderson entered its next phase. Anderson was originally arraigned in April on charges of a DUI-induced involuntary manslaughter, reckless driving, his third or subsequent DUI, driving with a revoked license, endangerment of a child, and a seatbelt violation.

The incident that led to his arrest happened on the night of April 24, 2018, at around 12:30 p.m. Trooper English, of the Virginia State Police, was on Route 202 that night when a car shot past him westbound at breakneck speeds. Trooper English immediately followed and attempted a traffic stop, but the vehicle kept going at speeds of at least 80 miles per hour. It was when the vehicle zoomed past a tractor trailer on a double-solid line that Trooper English activated his lights. The trooper backed off after realizing that the speeds at this point had gone past the range of 100 miles an hour.

For the full article, pick up the latest Westmoreland News 8/29/18