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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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    DDemlong

    over 4 years ago

    2238 Comments

    i was responding to this pursuit when my right rear tire blew out and i had to clear from the call. i wish i could have done more to help. rip brother my prayers to you and your family

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    Anonymous

    over 4 years ago

    Very Tragic. R.I.P. Brother, Prayers to the family and to the officer driving the vehicle. He must be going through hell.

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    swampie

    over 4 years ago

    6 Comments

    My thoughts and prayers are with the family and co workers of Ofc. Marano. RIP

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    usa_24

    over 4 years ago

    5022 Comments

    My thoughts and prayers are with this officer and his family. Rest in peace officer Marano. What a horrible accident.

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    luvatrooper

    over 4 years ago

    6 Comments

    What a tradegy.

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    WACollector

    over 4 years ago

    764 Comments

    Rest In Peace, Brother.

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    NorthernCop

    over 4 years ago

    132 Comments

    RIP brother!

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    JP503

    over 4 years ago

    7620 Comments

    RIP

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    APDSARGE

    over 4 years ago

    1064 Comments

    Tragic...another warrior lost.

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    k9unit4916

    over 4 years ago

    306 Comments

    my prayers for his family! rip lost brother!

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    IowaNinersFan

    over 4 years ago

    15116 Comments

    RIP Officer Marano.

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    Steve__13

    over 4 years ago

    18 Comments

    Our heartfelt condolences and prayers go out to Officer Marano's family and co-workers on behalf of the entire Toronto Police Service.

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    southpore1

    over 4 years ago

    156 Comments

    God bless Chris marano. Rest in peace brother.

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    Katz

    over 4 years ago

    8262 Comments

    RIP Officer Marano, Prayers to his family, friends and LEO family.This is such a tragic accident. Prayers to the Officer that hit him, I can only imagine what he must be going through. God give him peace and strength. Throw the book at the female that caused all this!

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    matsnap

    over 4 years ago

    482 Comments

    Rest in peace Officer Marano. My condolences to the family, friends, and co-workers.

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