Georgia authorities are searching for the suspect who fatally shot a Georgia State Patrol trooper, and then stole the officer's cruiser, reports CNN.com.
The traffic stop occurred in northwest Atlanta, and the cruiser was found abandoned about a half mile away.
Trooper Chadwick LeCroy, 38, was shot twice in the face and died while being transported to the local trauma unit. LeCroy is survived by his wife and two sons, ages 8 and 21. He became a trooper in August 2008.