Warrenton, Virginia (AP) – Virginia State Police say the couple died in Fockie County after their car hit a car driven by a deputy sheriff on duty.
According to the VSP, the crash happened around 10:20 a.m. Friday at the intersection of Highways 17 and 1700. A car driven by 65-year-old Brian Dangerfield of Bilton was hit by an MP’s vehicle while crossing the northern lanes of Marsh Road. .
Dangerfield died at the scene. His 65-year-old wife Maria died at the hospital. Both were wearing seat belts.
Twenty-five-year-old Deputy Brock Smith was not wearing a seat belt and suffered serious injuries.
Authorities did not say whether Smith answered the call or whether the headlights or sirens on his car were turned on at the time of the crash.