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UPDATE: PULASKI (WVVA) - Funeral arrangements have been announced for the Virginia State Trooper who was struck and killed by a vehicle while directing traffic at the State Fair Friday.

Visitation for Trooper Andrew D. Fox will be held Wednesday at The Refreshing Center, formerly the Pulaski Church of God, in Pulaski from 1 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m.

A funeral service will be held Thursday a 2 p.m., also at The Refreshing Center in Pulaski.

Fox will be laid to rest at the Summerfield United Methodist Church Cemetery in Elk Creek, Va., in Grayson County.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Virginia State Police Association Emergency Relief Fund at 6944 Forest Hill Driver, Richmond VA, 23225.

Charges are still pending as the investigation into the crash continues.

Fox was a native of Tazewell County.

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- A 27-year-old Virginia state trooper has died after he was hit by an SUV while on special assignment directing traffic for the State Fair of Virginia.

State police say Andrew D. Fox was run down late Friday on Route 30 in Hanover County. Fox was wearing a traffic safety vest when he was struck. No charges have been filed against the driver of the SUV but an investigation is continuing.

The state police superintendent, Col. W. Steven Flaherty, called Fox highly regarded and his death a "tremendous loss." He was the 58th state police officer killed in the line of duty in its 80-year history.

Fox was assigned to Pulaski County. He was Tazewell County native and served on the town of Tazewell force. He was a Virginia Tech graduate.

Funeral arrangements have not been set yet for Trooper Fox.

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