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Tim Scott reacts to Charlottesville rally: "We must stand together to condemn racism & violence."

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Senator Tim Scott is speaking out after a woman was killed in Charlottesville, VA during protests against a white nationalist rally on Saturday.

Police said 19 others were also injured when violent clashes between white nationalists and those counter-protesting their rally led to a car ramming into a crowded street.

A 20-year-old suspect is in custody in connection with the deadly crash that claimed the life of a 32-year-old woman.

Senator Scott spoke out against the events at the rally on his Twitter page:

Nearby, police said two state troopers were also killed after a Virginia State Police chopper crashed into a wooded area outside Charlottesville. Authorities linked the deaths to the white nationalist rally, however did not provide details on how the two were related.

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