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Shocking Photos From The Violent White Supremacist Rally In Charlottesville

One person died in a car attack.

Posted on August 12, 2017, at 6:06 p.m. ET

A rally of white supremacists, neo-Nazis, and alt-righters in Charlottesville, Virginia — protesting the potential removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee — led to many violent clashes with counterprotesters and three deaths after a car plowed into a crowd and a state police helicopter crashed.

The march began on Friday night, then picked back up on Saturday morning.

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Protesters encircled counterprotesters at the base of a statue of Thomas Jefferson after marching through the University of Virginia campus on Friday night.

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White supremacists marched down E. Market Street toward Emancipation Park (formerly Lee Park) during the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville.

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White supremacists were confronted by protesters as they marched down E. Market Street.

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Clashes between the white-supremacist protesters and counterprotesters quickly became violent.

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White supremacists arrived at Emancipation Park, where a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee stood behind the crowd of hundreds.

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Virginia State Police in riot gear were called into Emancipation Park, and forced out Unite the Right protesters after the rally turned violent.

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Protesters clashed with police as they were forced out of Emancipation Park.

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White nationalist leader Richard Spencer (center) also clashed with Virginia State Police in Emancipation Park.

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Members of Vanguard, a white nationalist group, marched away from Emancipation Park behind shields.

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Anti-fascist counterprotesters waited outside the park to hurl insults as white nationalists, neo-Nazis, and members of the alt-right were forced out.

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A white nationalist demonstrator was bloodied by a clash with a counterdemonstrator.

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Later in the afternoon, a car plowed into a crowd of counterprotesters and quickly peeled away.

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Pat Jarrett

Onlookers, volunteer medics, and rescue workers quickly came to the aid of those injured in the attack.

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The car was found several blocks away. At least one person died from the incident, and 19 were injured.

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