Heather Heyer, was killed when a Dodge Charger, allegedly driven by James Alex Fields, a self-identified white supremacist. Heyer was attending an Alt-White Rally, protesting the removal of a confederate statue in Charlottesville, Virginia, when she was murdered. 20 others were severely injured. Heyer, was a paralegal at the The Miller Law Group, also in Charlottesville. According to their website,
Heather Heyer is one of our Paralegals here at Miller Law Group and continues to be an irreplaceable asset to our firm. Heather was born and raised in the beautiful state of Virginia. Originally from Ruckersville, VA, Heather now resides here in Charlottesville.
After being struck, Heyer was transported to UVA Hospital, where she was pronounced deceased.
Virginia Governor Terry McAulife tweeted that Heyer:
“died standing up against hate & bigotry.”
The driver, James Alex Fields Jr., a 20-year-old who recently moved to Ohio from where he grew up…
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