Officer Killed In Funeral Procession Collision
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.