Ohio Officer Struck, Killed by Vehicle While Directing Traffic
February 15, 2011
A Uniontown (Ohio) Police officer has succumbed to injuries from being struck by an SUV while directing traffic near a school, reports the Canton Repository.
Capt. Dan Stiles, 46, was struck at approximately 7:50 am. today. He was wearing a reflective vest, and the driver stated she did not see him. He had served two years for Uniontown PD, and 18 years with the Hartville PD, according to the Officer Down Memorial Page.
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J.J. Gollliday (30 yr. ve @ 2/16/2011 8:56 AM
R.I.P. Capt. Stiles. As for the driver, it your responsibility to be alert to your surroundings. I am sick and tired of reading about these types of incidents where the driver states "I just didn't see him/her." The good Capt. apparently utilized all of his safety equipment. Where is the personal responsibilty???
JJG Reagan County, Texas
Bart Ellison @ 2/16/2011 5:18 PM
This is how I feel, people make mistakes, but this was a police officer and he was duing his duty, and someone wasen't paying attention,where do we draw the line.
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