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Officer Killed In Funeral Procession Collision

Officer Killed In Funeral Procession Collision

Associated Press

May 23, 2011

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) – Authorities say a Tuscaloosa police officer was killed as he escorted a funeral procession.

Police Chief Steve Anderson says a driver in the Saturday afternoon procession made a U-turn and hit 42-year-old Officer Trevor Scott Phillips on his motorcycle. Anderson said the impact threw Phillips off the motorcycle.

Phillips had been with the department more than a decade.

Anderson said no charges have been filed. The driver’s name was not released.

The incident is under investigation.

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