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Honolulu Police Officer Killed In Fiery Crash

January 23, 2012  | 

A Honolulu Police officer was killed Saturday, after stopping to help a couple who had been stranded on the H-1 freeway.

Officer Garret Davis, 28, had pulled over his patrol car and activated his blue lights. Before he was able to get out of the patrol car, a Chevy Silverado struck his car and sent it into the stalled vehicle. The officer's car caught fire.

The driver of the Silverado was arrested for investigation of negligent homicide, after he was released from the hospital, reports the Honolulu Star-Advertiser.

Tags: Duty Deaths, Honolulu PD, Officers Struck By Vehicles


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John V. Smith @ 1/24/2012 7:26 AM

I a sorry, for Officer Davis' loved-ones' loss. Officer Davis died, living his oath of service. I hope Officer Davis' example leads others to find, something, beautiful, for which to live. I pray, the driver, who caused Officer Davis' death, receives counseling, as living, with having taken a life, is no easy thing. Peace be with you.

Capt David-Ret LA County @ 1/26/2012 6:10 PM

Officer David, your watch ended way too soon.

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