UPDATE: 1 arrested after collision claims life of Edmond officer

Posted on Wednesday, July 20th, 2022 at 10:37 pm    

OKLAHOMA COUNTY, OK — A 38-year-old Edmond Police Department officer died Tuesday after his motorcycle was hit by a utility truck in southwest Edmond, reports The Oklahoman.

The fatal crash happened at the intersection of Broadway Extension and Comfort Drive, at around 3:00 p.m.

According to authorities, a 54-year-old man was driving a utility truck when he collided with a group of vehicles, including the officer’s motorcycle, at a red light.

The officer suffered serious injuries and was rushed to a local hospital, where he later died.

Edmond Police said later that day, officers arrested the truck driver on a murder complaint.

It was unclear whether anyone else was injured.

No further details have been disclosed at this time.

 

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