News: Victims identified in Thanksgiving night crash in Richmond

RICHMOND, VA – The two people killed in a crash in Richmond Thanksgiving night have been identified, according to a report by WRIC.

This is an update to a previous story.

One of the victims was identified by his family as 58-year-old Kevin Hancock, who coached youth football in Richmond.  The other victim was identified by Richmond Police as Karen Murphy, who was also in her 50s.

The crash involving six vehicles took place on Richmond’s Northside at the intersection of Chamberlayne Avenue and Brookland Park Boulevard shortly before 8 p.m.

Authorities said the driver of a pickup truck ran a red light and struck two cars, including an SUV.  The impact sent those vehicles into three other cars. Murphy and Hancock were both in the SUV that was struck. Charges against the pickup truck driver are pending, police said.

A memorial has been started on the sidewalk near the scene of the crash.

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