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Woman killed in Charlottesville identified

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32-year old Heather Heyer has been identified as the woman killed when a vehicle rammed into a group of protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia Saturday.
Heyer lived in Charlottesville and had just celebrated 5 years at Miller Law Group.
A statement from Larry Miller, the president of the firm, describes her as "very good at her job" .. "conscientious, precise and always striving to improve her work."
The firm also said "she cared about the clients. She had her opinions and would defend them with vigor. "
The city of Charlottesville also released a statement saying in part "We send our deepest condolences to the families and friends of Ms. Heyer, lieutenant Cullen and trooper-pilot bates. Their loss is a loss for all of us and we mourn with you.”

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