Detectives initially classified her death as undetermined; however, they reclassified the investigation as a homicide and arrested her husband, David M. Tackett, 40, in Henrico County on Jan. 28, 2017, without incident.
Virginia State Police Trooper D. Miller’s investigation of the crash revealed that a 2003 Pierce pumper truck (Henrico Fire Unit) was sitting in the left and center lane with lights activated when it was struck by a southbound 2013 Honda Civic. Two Henrico firefighters that were still in the truck at the time of the crash were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the Honda, Brad T. Cartwright, 31, of Fredericksburg, Va., died at the scene; he was not wearing a seatbelt.
Two die in crashes as vehicles slide off interstates; suicide by sitting on highway behind pedestrian death
Two vehicles struck John Henderson who police say was sitting in center of busy Rt. 1
ALEXANDRIA, VA. – Fairfax County Police report that crash reconstruction detectives are investigating a crash that took place at around 11:45 p.m. on Tuesday, January 13.
A 40-year-old Alexandria area man was reportedly sitting in the center of Route 1 Northbound just prior to Southgate Drive outside of the crosswalk. The man was stuck by two vehicles. It does not appear that speed nor alcohol were factors in the crash on the part of the drivers and it is unknown why the victim was in the roadway.