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Beaumont, Texas Police Officer Killed When Struck by Chase Suspect
A capital murder warrant was issued for a suspect that allegedly struck and killed a Beaumont police officer who was standing outside of his patrol car during a chase late Friday. Police said 36-year-old Bryan Hebert, a 10-year veteran of the Beaumont Police Department, was trying to stop John Nero on Dowlen Road near Ivanhoe, close to Phelan, around 10:40 p.m. when the incident occurred. Police said Hebert had stopped and gone to the back of his unit to pull out spike strips to stop Nero, 30, who was driving a 2008 Maroon Dodge Nitro. Police said Nero intentionally struck the front of the Hebert’s unit head-on, pushing the back of the patrol unit into the officer while he was still behind it.
African Police Officer Hit, Killed at Roadblock
Lukas Elifas (37) from Oikango village in Oshana Region, who is accused of having hit and killed a female Police officer Albertina Uugwanga with his taxi appeared in the Oshakati Magistrate Court yesterday on charges of murder and attempted murder. Elifas ignored Police signs at the Oshiko roadblock early Sunday morning and bumped the officer who was manning the roadblock.
Los Angelis Police Officer Who was Struck Dies
A veteran LAPD motorcycle officer died Wednesday, several days after he was struck by an SUV driven by a woman suspected of being under the influence of cocaine. Fellow officers and family members had been holding vigil for Chris Cortijo — a member of the department for nearly 27 years — at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center since the Saturday accident. Other stories can be found at: http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-lapd-in-mourning-after-officer-killed-by-driver-allegedly-on-drugs-20140409,0,3325703.story?track=rss#axzz2yTrbZZHd http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2014/04/09/lapd-motorcyle-officer-dies-from-sun-valley-collision/
Texas: Dallas Firefighter Has Died After Fall Off Icy Highway Bridge
Icy road conditions in an around Dallas made for treacherous road conditions Monday evening. Dallas Fire Rescue is now confirming Firefighter William Scott Tanksley died after falling from an icy highway overpass onto the highway below. Firefighter Tanksley is reported to be a 14-year veteran assigned to Station 12. He was married and had three children. According to initial information, Tanksley was working at the scene of an accident at the intersection of Interstate 20 and Spur 408 when he tumbled to the pavement below. There were reports the firefighter may have been hit by a vehicle. Emergency vehicles had a difficult time reaching the scene because icy conditions were slowing traffic, and a helicopter ambulance was not an option due to the unfavorable weather. Other stories can be found at: http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/Dallas-Firefighter-Dead-After-Fall-From-Bridge-244816181.html http://www.statter911.com/2014/02/10/dallas-firefighter-knock-bridge/ http://www.newswest9.com/story/24706724/police-firefighter-died-after-struck-by-vehicle
Australia: Man, 56, Charged Over the Death of Female Tow Truck Driver
Police have charged a Pinjarra man over the death of a female tow truck driver who died several days after being struck on the Roe Highway. The two truck driver, Astrid Hall, 51, of Forrestfield, was struck by a truck on the highway in Beckenham on Christmas Eve. She died in Royal Perth Hospital a few days later.
New York: State Trooper Dies After Crash on Thruway
A New York state trooper died Tuesday from injuries he suffered when his police cruiser was rear-ended by a tractor-trailer shortly after he pulled over a car for speeding on the Thruway, authorities said. Trooper David Cunniff, 35, was inside his patrol car behind the car he had pulled over on Interstate 90's eastbound lanes around 8:20 p.m. Monday, when his cruiser was hit by the big rig and he was partially thrown from his vehicle. Other stories can be found at: http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/State-Police-Trooper-in-grave-condition-after-5070993.php http://www.governor.ny.gov/press/12172013-state-trooper-david-cunniff http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2013/12/state_trooper_injured_after_patrol_car_hit_by_tractor-trailer_on_thruway.html http://www.cbs6albany.com/news/features/top-story/stories/accident-closes-part-thruway-12818.shtml http://polhudson.lohudblogs.com/2013/12/17/state-trooper-dies-crash-thruway/ http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Trooper-remembered-for-warm-personality-love-of-5081366.php
New Mexico: Officer Hit by Car on Icy I-25 Dies of His Injuries
Sandoval County sheriff’s Sgt. Robert Baron, who was injured Thursday while investigating a weather-related crash on Interstate 25, died Friday afternoon despite what Sheriff Doug Wood described as a “gallant” effort by hospital staff to save his life. The 47-year-old Baron, an eight-year veteran of the Sheriff’s Office, had been listed in critical but stable condition after being hit by a car while investigating a crash on roads made dangerous by a snowstorm that hit the state. Baron was outside his patrol car when he was hit by a car on northbound I-25 near San Felipe Casino. Other stories can be found at: http://www.kob.com/article/stories/s3237617.shtml?cat=504#.UqObmMEo7IU http://www.krqe.com/weather/sergeant-remains-hospitalized-after-crash http://www.krqe.com/weather/sergeant-remains-hospitalized-after-crash
New York: New York City Traffic Agent Struck and Killed
Kalyanarat Ranasinghe an NYPD traffic enforcement agent was struck and killed by a truck at a Manhattan intersection on Saturday afternoon November 30, police and witnesses said. The unidentified male agent was hit by an industrial vacuum truck about 2:45 p.m. on East 44th Street, between Fifth and Madison avenues, witnesses said. Other stories can be found at: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-crime/nypd-traffic-agent-struck-killed-midtown-article-1.1533596 http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2013/11/30/person-hit-killed-by-vehicle-in-midtown/ http://online.wsj.com/article/AP5302248c02964a95b61fd21ada49de0c.html?dsk=y http://www.newsday.com/news/new-york/cops-nypd-traffic-agent-hit-killed-in-manhattan-1.6519557 http://www.heraldstandard.com/united_states_ap/police-identify-nyc-traffic-agent-killed-by-truck/article_7b62321b-94b7-5803-9768-de0e440d5ff0.html http://www.startribune.com/nation/233941281.html
Maryland: Perryville Volunteer Fire Police Officer Struck While Directing Traffic Has Died
David Barr Sr., a Perryville volunteer firefighter who was hit by a car while directing traffic last month, died Thursday morning November 7, 2013. He was 65. On October 25 Barr was working as a fire police captain, managing the traffic around an accident on Route 40 near the Maryland 222 intersection when he got hit, rolled up on the hood of the car and laid on the highway with severe head injuries. Other stories can be found at: http://www.firehouse.com/news/11225710/perryville-md-fire-police-officer-dies-of-injuries-sustained-when-hit-by-car http://www.cecildaily.com/news/local_news/article_f827445a-e510-5977-8225-b16de6e441ef.html
Kansas: Wichita Tow Truck Driver Has Been Killed
A Wichita tow truck driver has been killed and the Kansas Highway Patrol needs the public's help in tracking down the driver of a car that struck him. The accident happened shortly before 6 p.m. Tuesday in Stafford County. KAKE News is told 39-year-old Scott Christopher Burton was struck and killed by a passing car as he was securing a Village Tours bus to his tow truck after it broke down just west of Stafford. Other stories may be found at: http://www.wibw.com/home/localnews/headlines/Wichita-Tow-Truck-Driver-Killed-In-Hit-And-Run-230813511.html http://cjonline.com/news/2013-11-06/worker-killed-highway-hit-and-run
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