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Search Result: Officers Struck By Vehicles

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Officer Recovers After Being Struck by Drunk Driver

April 18, 2012

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Officer Deanna Pulley returned to patrol after a drunk driver's bad day resulted in more than a year of surgeries and rehabilitation for the veteran officer.

Missouri Cop Struck During Traffic Stop

April 5, 2012
When the officer began questioning the suspect about a possible drug violation, the suspect accelerated backwards, knocking the officer to the ground. The officer fired a shot at the vehicle, striking it in a front tire.

Man Gets 7 Years for Running Down Iowa Cop

April 5, 2012
Keith Terry, a communications tower worker whose life plummeted after a drunken trip to the Iowa State Fair last year, will spend up to seven years in prison for drunkenly running down a Des Moines police officer.

Tenn. Trooper Critical After Sleepy Trucker Strikes Cruiser

March 13, 2012
A trucker who fell asleep at the wheel plowed into a Tennessee trooper's parked cruiser early Tuesday, causing it to burst into flames and critically injuring the officer.

Neb. Deputy, Motorist Struck by Truck On Icy Road

February 6, 2012
A Cass County (Neb.) Sheriff's deputy and an Omaha woman were injured after being struck by a pickup truck on Interstate 80 during Saturday's snowstorm. Deputy Randy Wilkins had stopped to help Cara Delp.

Atlanta Cop Struck, Killed While Assisting Another Officer

January 25, 2012
An Atlanta Police officer was struck and killed by an alleged drunk driver just north of downtown late Tuesday night.

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.

S.C. Cop Struck While Helping Motorist

November 25, 2011
A Nitro (S.C.) Police officer remains in critical condition after being hit by a car Thursday, while assisting a motorist.

Conn. Cop Struck by Bus

November 10, 2011
A veteran New Haven (Conn.) PD police officer was seriously injured when he was struck by a Connecticut Transit bus after exiting his cruiser while on duty. Master Patrolman Vincent Costanzo, a 32-year veteran assigned to the traffic division, is now in stable condition.

Ohio Man Gets Six Years for Striking Cop with Truck

November 3, 2011
A Summit County judge Thursday sentenced a 35-year-old Doylestown man to six years in prison after he was found guilty of aggravated vehicular assault for hitting a Springfield Township police officer and fleeing the scene.

2 Charged In Miss. Cop's Death Were Wanted for Church Burglary

October 11, 2011
Two men, including a sex offender from Colorado, have been charged with capital murder in the death of a Grenada (Miss.) Police officer who was deploying spike strips when he was struck by their vehicle.

Ala. Man who Ran Down Deputy Apologizes To Family

October 5, 2011
A day after he was convicted of running over and killing a Lee County Sheriff's deputy, Lance Henderson offered an emotional apology to the deputy's family. Henderson said, "I want to tell the family that I'm very sorry, and I ask that you one day will learn to forgive me."

Missouri Officer Killed Laying Spike Strips

August 16, 2011
Caruthersville (Mo.) Police officer Evan Burns was killed while attempting to lay out spike strips to stop a fleeing suspect heading south on Interstate 55.

Atlanta Officer Struck at Vehicle Stop Leaves Hospital

August 11, 2011
An Atlanta Police investigator who was run down at a traffic stop in July has been released from the hospital, and returned home where he is still recovering from serious injuries.

Video: UK Cop Struck by Stolen Car, Arrests Suspect

August 2, 2011
An English police officer who was knocked into the air after a car thief struck his vehicle chased down and arrested the suspect following the high-speed pursuit.

Cop Struck by Stolen Car, Arrests Man

August 2, 2011

The driver of a stolen BMW crashed into the police vehicle of Surrey (England) PC Dan Pascoe. After being knocked to the ground, the officer got up and chased down the driver.

Texas Officer Killed when Suspect Plows Into Cruiser

July 9, 2011
Officer Bryan Hebert was pulling the stop stick and safety vest from his cruiser's trunk at 10:41 p.m. Friday when his cruiser was struck head-on by a 2008 Dodge Nitro SUV driven by 30-year-old John Wesley Nero.

Jury to Judge: Give Driver who Killed Ky. Cop 30 Years

July 1, 2011
A jury recommended a sentence of 30 years in prison for Glenn Doneghy on charges including second-degree manslaughter for the death of Lexington police officer Bryan Durman.

An Unsung Lifesaver

June 24, 2011
Upon hearing of the circumstances surrounding his friend's death, Houze decided to do everything he could to ensure that his friend's death would not be in vain.

Baltimore Cop Struck by Cruiser, Falls from Expressway

June 23, 2011
A Baltimore Police officer is in critical condition, after she was struck by her cruiser, knocked off the Jones Falls Expressway, and fell 30 feet. She remained in critical condition Thursday, two days after the fall.
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