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Md. Police Officer Killed in Crash on I-95

by AP posted Aug 21 2012 7:50AM

<VIDEO>      BELTSVILLE, Md. (AP) - A Prince George's County police officer has been killed in a crash while pursuing a vehicle on Interstate 95 in Beltsville.
     Police say the crash occurred shortly before 1 p.m. Monday on southbound I-95 near the Powder Mill Road exit. Two officers were pursuing a vehicle that matched the description of a car involved in a theft. Police say the driver lost control of the police cruiser and it ran off the highway into a ditch.
     Both were taken to a hospital, where a 23-year-old officer was pronounced dead. Police say the officer had been on the force for 2  1/2 years. The other officer suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
     The circumstances of the crash remain under investigation. Police Chief Mark Magaw told reporters that the officers followed protocol during the pursuit.
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Location : BeltsvilleMaryland
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08/21/2012 7:50AM
Md. Police Officer Killed in Crash on I-95
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