Protest over Lee statue in Virginia turns violent


Photographs by AP/The Daily Progress/RYAN M. KELLY

A car sends people flying Saturday as it plows into a crowd after a protest against white nationalists in Charlottesville, Va. The driver was arrested, officials said.

Violence flared Saturday as hundreds of white nationalists who had gathered to protest the removal of a Gen. Robert E. Lee monument clashed with counterprotesters, and a car plowed into a crowd, resulting in at least one death and prompting the governor to declare a state of emergency.

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Torch-bearing white nationalists gather around a statue of Robert E. Lee during a demonstration Friday night in Charlottesville, Va.

White nationalists clash with counterprotesters Saturday in a Charlottesville, Va., street.

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