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March 07, 2011

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Ala. cop killed responding to head-on crash

Officer Down: Police Officer Donald Joshua Newman - [Jemison Police Department, Alabama]


By PoliceOne Staff

JEMISON, Ala. — Officer Donald Newman was killed in an automobile accident while responding to head-on vehicle crash involving children.

His patrol car hydroplaned during a period of heavy rain and struck a utility pole on U.S. Highway 31.

Officer Newman had served with the Jemison Police Department for just over two years and had previously served as a military police officer in the U.S. Air Force for six years. He is survived by his wife and 4-year-old son.

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