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Woman charged after running down
and killing officer with her car
[Medfield, MA]


January 15, 2001
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Woman charged after running down
and killing officer with her car
[Medfield, MA]

January 13, 2001 Saturday All Editions
Copyright 2001 Boston Herald Inc.
The Boston Herald
January 13, 2001 Saturday All Editions
(MEDFIELD, Mass.) -- A Millis woman who allegedly ran down and killed a Medfield police officer directing traffic at a construction site last year has been indicted on charges of motor vehicle homicide, driving to endanger and speeding.

Rita L. Garland, 56, allegedly drove her car into 38-year-old Medfield police officer Daniel J. McCarthy on Route 109 in Millis last Sept. 21. Prosecutors say Garland was speeding during the morning rush hour when she came up over a hill and slammed into McCarthy.

She faces up to 2 1-2 years in county jail if convicted.




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