This past Wednesday, a Rocky Mt. Va Grand Jury decided not to indict driver Terry Valentine on charges of vehicular manslaughter, reckless driving and failure to yield. WDBJ 7 news has the story below.
The fatal accident happened this past July while Chief Dillon and Firefighter Altice were responding to a report of a structure fire. You can find coverage of the incident from The Fire Critic HERE or from VA Fire News HERE. Funeral coverage can be found on Va Fire News as well … HERE and HERE.
The story from WDBJ7 on the Grand Jury’s failure to indict can be found HERE. Take the time to read this brief article and then the comments below. You’ll find words such as “scapegoat” along with questions like “ Are firefighters above the law in Franklin County?”
My thoughts on this issue and more in future posts…. what are yours?
Stay safe and in house!