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Hanover Doctor Indicted in Death of Meg Menzies

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RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -  RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) - On Tuesday, a grand jury indicted Hanover doctor Michael Carlson on an involuntary manslaughter charge in the death of Meg Menzies.

Earlier this month, a DWI charge against Carlson was nolle prosequi. 

Dr. Michael J. Carlson, 47, was charged in the January death of Meg Menzies, a mother of three and avid runner. Menzies was married to Sergeant Scott Menzies of the Ashland Police Department. 

Around 8:15 a.m. on Jan. 13, a 2014 Toyota Sequoia was traveling west on East Patrick Henry Road when it ran off the right side of the curved roadway and struck Menzies, who had been jogging east on the westbound shoulder of the road. The crash occurred near the intersection of East Patrick Henry Road/Route 54 and Hickory Hill Road.

Menzies was transported to VCU Medical Center, where she succumbed to her injuries.

Menzies was an active member of the Richmond Road Runners club.

Carlson is due back in court at the end of the month.

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