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Virginia Officer Strikes, Kills Pedestrian While Responding to Call

An officer with the Fairfax County (VA) Police Department was responding to a call of disorderly subjects when a pedestrian reportedly walked into an intersection against a "don't walk" signal. The pedestrian was struck and fatally injured.

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California Officer Crashes Into Utility Pole, Knocks Out Power to Thousands

An officer with the San Jose (CA) Police Department lost control of his patrol vehicle early Friday morning, left the roadway and collided with a utility pole, knocking out electrical power to an estimated 6,200 PG&E customers.

Houston Police Officer, Civilian Injured in Vehicle Collision

An officer with the Houston Police Department and an unidentified citizen were injured when their vehicles collided in southwest Houston Thursday morning.

Tennessee Officer Recovering After Being Struck by Car

An officer with the Chattanooga Police Department suffered an injury to the hand when the driver of a vehicle reportedly accelerated and struck the officer before crashing into a tree and a utility pole.

Indiana Trooper Killed in Single-Vehicle Crash

An Indiana State Trooper died Friday night in a single-vehicle crash.

Texas Police Car Strikes, Kills Bicyclist While Responding to Call

An officer with the Houston Police Department who was responding to a call of a suicidal subject struck and killed a bicyclist on Tuesday night.

Iowa Officer Injured in Vehicle Collision Expected to be Okay

An officer with the Davenport (IA) Police Department suffered non-life-threatening injuries when the patrol vehicle he was driving was struck broadside by a van at an intersection.

Utah Officer Injured in Vehicle Collision Expected to be OK

An officer with the Utah Highway Patrol—who was injured when a pickup truck struck his parked patrol vehicle on an interstate highway over the weekend—has been released from the hospital and is expected to be okay.

Florida Trooper Killed in Collision with Truck

A trooper with the Florida Highway Patrol was killed in a collision with a truck carrying construction equipment on Friday morning.

Kentucky Lieutenant Swerves to Avoid Striking Bicyclist, Rolls Patrol Vehicle

A lieutenant with the Middlesboro (KY) Police Department was involved in a rollover accident when he swerved to avoid striking a bicyclist who suddenly darted out in front of him while engaged in a vehicle pursuit on Tuesday.