GETTYThe suspect, identified as James Alex Fields Jr, is a 20-year-old from Ohio
The suspect, identified as James Alex Fields Jr, is a 20-year-old from Ohio.
A 32-year-old woman was killed when a car rammed into a group of counter-protesters at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, police have confirmed.
Horror footage has emerged online of the moments after the car smashed into people.
Early reports have said there are many with serious injuries.
The mayor of Charlottesville has confirmed the death, but said the identity of the woman would not be released until the next of kin was informed.
President Trump has tweeted his condolences to the woman killed in the car crash.
He said: "Condolences to the family of the young woman killed today, and best regards to all of those injured, in Charlottesville, Virginia. So sad!"
Mayor Mike Signer tweeted: “I am heartbroken that a life has been lost here. I urge all people of good will--go home.”
Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller told Fox News three vehicles crashed causing injuries, ranging from life-threatening to minor.
In the video a grey coloured car can be seen reversing