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Video: Sergeant Killed By Truck Rolling Over on Cruiser

November 19, 2014  | 

VIDEO: Sergeant Killed By Truck Rolling Over on Cruiser

Emergency crews were on the scene of a deadly crash for several hours Wednesday in Monroe, N.C., where a tractor-trailer overturned onto a Union County deputy's cruiser. The Union County Sheriff’s Office identified the man involved as Sgt. Jeffrey Wayne Greene, 54, reports WSOC-TV.

According to troopers, the deputy was stopped at a westbound traffic light in the left turn lane with a Kia in the lane to the right and a tanker truck two lanes to the right. The tractor-trailer approached the intersection westbound and for unknown reasons was unable to stop.

Troopers said the driver of the tractor-trailer made an evasive maneuver to the left to avoid slamming into the back of the tanker, which caused the tractor-trailer to overturn. It landed partially on the Kia and more directly on the deputy's car.

Troopers said the deputy died on scene in the cruiser.


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Ima Leprechaun @ 11/20/2014 7:04 AM

When it's your time, it's your time. My condolences to the Deputy's family and to his agency.

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