Tag: Officer killed

Ohio Officer Killed Trying to Stop Fleeing Car on Highway

BLUFFTON, Ohio—A police officer in Ohio was struck and killed by a fleeing car on Interstate 75 during a high-speed chase through multiple counties Wednesday, authorities said. The officer, Dominic Francis of the Bluffton police department, was struck around 2:30 a.m. while he was setting up stop sticks, which flatten tires, said Sgt. Brice Nihiser…


Huntington Beach Police Unveil Memorial for Officer Killed in Helicopter Crash

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif.—Hundreds of flower arrangements covered a police vehicle parked outside of the Huntington Beach Police Department on Feb. 22 in memory of late officer Nicholas Vella, who died in a helicopter crash last week in Newport Beach. Surrounding law enforcement agencies along with city officials and residents paid their respects to the fallen…