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Florida Officer Runs Over 2 People Lying on Dark Road to View Lunar Eclipse

An officer with the West Palm Beach (FL) Police Department accidentally struck two individuals who were lying on a darkened street in order to watch the recent lunar eclipse.

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Florida Deputy Injured, 94-Year-Old Man Killed in Vehicle Collision

Deputy Brian Wiedel suffered minor injuries and was treated and released from a nearby hospital.

Texas Officer Fighting for his Life Following Fiery Crash with Suspected DUI Driver

An officer with the Houston Police Department continues to fight for his life following a fiery collision with a suspect driver on Monday, according to Fox News.

Philadelphia Officer Badly Injured in Single-Vehicle Crash

A Philadelphia police officer was hospitalized with injuries to his face, head, hip, and spine following a single-vehicle crash on Thursday afternoon.

Ohio Officer Injured in Patrol Vehicle Crash, DUI Suspect Arrested

The officer was on I-271 north investigating an accident when a DUI suspect crashed into the officer's patrol vehicle..

Louisville Detective Killed in Interstate Crash

Mengedoht was reportedly conducting a traffic stop around 2 p.m. Monday on a truck with four passengers inside when an MSD truck crashed into her cruiser. The officer's cruiser then struck the truck that had pulled over and caught fire. Investigators said the officer had her emergency lights on and was in the right-hand lane.

2 Houston Officers Seriously Injured in Patrol Car Crash

HPD said the officers were responding to a call when a vehicle overturned in front of their cruiser, nearly causing a head-on collision. The officers' patrol vehicle flipped multiple times before it erupted in flames.

Maine Trooper Injured in Tractor Trailer Crash

Police said Davis' cruiser was rear-ended by a tractor trailer near mile 70 northbound in New Gloucester around 5 a.m. Friday. He was stopped on the side of the highway to investigate two cars that had slid off the highway in icy conditions, police said.

Colorado Deputy Dead in Vehicle Collision that also Killed a Mother and Child

Three people—a Las Animas County Sheriff's deputy, a toddler, and a 23-year-old woman—died in a vehicle collision late Wednesday night.

Florida Officer Dies in ATV Crash

Officer Jermaine Brown of the Miami-Dade Police Department has reportedly died from injuries sustained when his all-terrain vehicle struck a tree near a canal where he was patrolling.