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Ariz. Officer Killed by Patrol Car in Chase

Ariz. Officer Killed by Patrol Car in Chase

The AP via YellowBrix

December 18, 2009

PHOENIX – An Arizona law officer has died after being struck by another officer’s patrol car while laying down spike strips during a high-speed chase.

The Department of Public Safety says 28-year-old Chris Marano died Thursday night.

Lt. Steve Harrison says the chase reached speeds of 100 mph, starting after a vehicle was spotted with a stolen license plate.

As another officer pursued the suspect, Marano laid down spike strips to stop the suspect’s vehicle. The DPS vehicle struck Marano in the roadway. Authorities are trying to determine if the suspect’s car also hit him.

The chase continued and the female driver fled on foot and was captured hiding on a porch. She was taken to a hospital for treatment of dog bites and faces several felony charges.


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    SkoolCop

    over 4 years ago

    4534 Comments

    Officer Chris Marano, May you rest in peace knowing that we have the watch now. May your family, friends and fellow officers with the Arizona Department of Public Safety find comfort and solace knowing that all of us, your brothers and sisters are praying for them at this time.

    God Speed Brother.

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    Virginia

    over 4 years ago

    48 Comments

    May you rest in peace young Trooper and God be with your family left behind.

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    NewYork911

    over 4 years ago

    1672 Comments

    God Speed Brother, We now have the Watch.

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    dolphinblue

    over 4 years ago

    42824 Comments

    My prayers are with the family, friends and fellow coworkers of Officer Marano.

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    alexy

    over 4 years ago

    3970 Comments

    Go home to god Officer Marano. May you sit at the right hand of the father and watch over your brothers in blue. Lets saya prayer for his family and agency this Christmas.

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    garmart

    over 4 years ago

    244 Comments

    My prayers are with the failing trooper, his family and the department. Rest in peace brother.

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    Genniangel0

    over 4 years ago

    44 Comments

    Oh how horrible. My prayers go out to the Marano family.

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    rmstone

    over 4 years ago

    5122 Comments

    Rest In Peace Officer Chris Marano

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    LynchburgPD2020

    over 4 years ago

    194 Comments

    A sad day, indeed... Prayers for the Marano family as well as the other involved officers...

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    dock

    over 4 years ago

    84 Comments

    RIP brother

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    Sheridan608

    over 4 years ago

    230 Comments

    My Prayers are with Officer Marano's family. I pray they are forgiving to the officer who struck Officer Marano. Lord watch over the Marano family and the DPS family, especially the officer who struck Marano. In Jesus Name, Amen. RIP my brother.

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    bobska

    over 4 years ago

    660 Comments

    What a horrible story. RIP brother

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    Firedog1169

    over 4 years ago

    38 Comments

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to DPS officers Marano's family, and to the friends and the Dept. And also the the officer who struck him. this was a terrible accident that will haunt everybody involved. Our hearts go out to everybody invovled.
    Rest in Peace Brother

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    jortives1969

    over 4 years ago

    1686 Comments

    Too Sad, R.I.P

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    nypdghost

    over 4 years ago

    10 Comments

    A sad story, My Condolences to the Brother's and thier Families and thought's of the other Officer..........in this time of pain. God Bless Det. Al Sheppard (Ret) NYPD Major Case Squad

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