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Danville, Virginia: officer dies after automobile accident

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Danville, Virginia: officer dies after automobile accident

Officer Down: Courtney Dickerson - [Danville, Virginia, ]

Biographical Info

Age: 24

Additional Info: Officer Dickerson had been with the Danville Police Department for one year. He leaves behind a wife and a son.

Incident Details

Cause of Death: Officer Dickerson died from injuries sustained in an automobile accident .

Date of Incident: November 10, 2005


Danville, VA -- Police in Danville are investigating a fatal accident involving one of their own officers.

Danville police officer Courtney Dickerson died from injuries received in an accident.

It happened late Thursday night on Halifax Road near the Pleasant View Baptist Church.

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