Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

May 10, 2013

Fallen trooper with Tazewell County ties honored during ceremony in Chesterfield County


Bluefield Daily Telegraph

TAZEWELL, Va. —  A Tazewell County native is among 59 fallen Virginia State Troopers who were honored today during a special ceremony in Chesterfield County.

Trooper Andrew D. Fox, 27, was killed in the line of duty while directing traffic as part of a special assignment at the state fair in Hanover County. A special portrait honoring Fox was unveiled and dedicated at the ceremony by his family and fellow troopers. Fox was killed in the line of duty on Oct. 5, 2012.

The anniversaries of the deaths of several other outstanding troopers were also remembered during the ceremony with a bell ringing and honor guard salute.