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Officer Down: Officer Alan Christopher Silver - [Rocky Mount, North Carolina]
Additional Info: Officer Silver had served with the Rocky Mount Police Department for one year. He is survived by his parents, brother, and girlfriend.
Cause of Death: Automobile accident
Incident Details: Officer Silver succumbed to injuries sustained in an automobile accident four days earlier when, while responding to a robbery call, his patrol car collided with another vehicle. The officer was flown to Pitt Memorial Hospital where he remained in critical condition until succumbing to his injuries.
Date of Incident: May 2, 2007
North Carolina Newswire
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. — Rocky Mount Police Officer Alan Christopher Silver, 23, died today at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville, NC as a result of injuries sustained from a traffic accident that occurred on Sunday, April 29, 2007 at 10:19 a.m. at the intersection of Woodruff Road and Hunter Hill Road.
Officer Silver was responding to a robbery in progress call of a person who was making a deposit at the Wachovia Bank on Benvenue Road in Rocky Mount. Officer Silver was operating a marked patrol car with blue lights and audible siren when he collided with another vehicle ...read full article
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