A police officer in Carrollton, Texas, died Tuesday night time after he was hit by a passing automotive whereas aiding one other officer in a consuming whereas intoxicated investigation.
The Carrolton Police Division announced early Wednesday, “We misplaced a beloved officer within the line of obligation in a single day.”
The officer, who was not recognized, was “backing up” one other officer on a DWI investigation within the westbound lanes of the President George Bush Turnpike “when he was hit by a passing driver,” simply earlier than 10:30 p.m., police stated.
The motive force of the passing car was pronounced lifeless on the scene.
The officer was transported to a hospital the place he was additionally pronounced lifeless, police stated.
A procession is predicted to be held to move the officer’s physique from Texas Well being Presbyterian Hospital in Plano to the Collin County Medical Examiner’s Workplace Wednesday morning.