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Suspected DUI Driver Crashes Head-On into Colorado Deputy

A Teller County, CO, deputy was hospitalized Monday night after a suspected DUI driver crashed into him.

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MS Deputy Killed in Crash while Responding to Call

According to the sheriff's office, Deputy Pat Barnes was responding to assist the Prentiss Police Department in a reported altercation at the Western Motel in Prentiss. On his way, Deputy Barnes lost control of his vehicle and collided with a tree.

NC Officer Killed in Single Car Accident While Driving to Work

The officer died at the scene. He was not wearing a seatbelt, troopers said.

IN Reserve Deputy Killed in On-Duty Crash

According to Indiana State Police, Deputy James Driver was traveling south on North State Road 45 when a 2006 GMC truck and trailer driven by Christopher Derr, 22, of Monticello, Illinois, was traveling north and attempted to stop but lost control, hitting Driver’s police cruiser.

Illinois State Trooper Killed in Patrol Vehicle Accident

Trooper Todd Hanneken was westbound on Route 10 when his squad car left the road. His car hit a light pole and then a tree.

Illinois Officer Seriously Injured in Crash

Police released dashcam video that shows the moment of impact. Investigators said the officer was driving westbound when a black Impala driving at a high rate of speed hit the police cruiser.

Tesla on Autopilot Wrecks Michigan State Police Car

The MSP car was parked with its emergency lights on while investigating a car-deer crash at 1:12 a.m., March 17 on I-96 in Eaton County, when the Tesla hit it, police said

Oregon Trooper Crashes Head-On with Wrong-Way Driver

OSP dispatch received a call about a driver in a silver sedan going the wrong way at about 2 p.m. on I-84 near milepost 342, which is between Huntington and Weatherby. The caller said the driver was headed west in one of the eastbound lanes.

Florida Tribal Officer Killed when Patrol Vehicle Flips on Interstate

Officer Horacio Sebastian Dominguez, 43, was on duty and heading west on Interstate 75 near Picayune Strand State Forest Campground at about 1:20 a.m. when the marked police car's right rear tire blew out, a Florida Highway Patrol news release states.

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Illinois Trooper Seriously Injured During Crash Response

An Illinois State Police trooper was seriously injured and airlifted from the scene Monday morning after his vehicle was struck on Interstate 55 in Will County.