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Virginia Man Crashes $300K Sports Car 1 Day After Purchase

Man Crashes $300K Sports Car Day After Purchase

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    Virginia Man Crashes $300K Sports Car 1 Day After Purchase
    Fairfax County Police Department

    Sometimes, speeding can seriously cost you.

    A Northern Virginia driver totaled a newly purchased sports car by driving too fast and hitting a tree on Saturday, police say.

    Fairfax County police posted a photo of the badly mangled $300,000 McLaren 720S leaning up against a relatively unscathed tree near a two-lane road in Great Falls, Virginia.

    "Purchased Friday. Totaled Saturday," the Facebook post said.

    Colorado Man Charged With Five Counts of Murder in Deaths of Wife and Daughters

    [NATL] Colorado Man Charged With Five Counts of Murder in Deaths of Wife and Daughters

    Christopher Lee Watts was charged with five counts of murder Monday for the deaths of his wife Shanann Watts and their two daughters Bella and Celeste. Watts had initially pleaded publicly that his wife and daughters had gone missing. Their bodies were discovered on the property of the oil and natural gas company Watts worked for. The D.A. said that it's "too early" to discuss whether prosecutors would seek the death penalty.

    (Published Monday, Aug. 20, 2018)

    Police attributed the crash to excessive speed and reminded drivers to slow down.

    The driver was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries, police say.