Calif.: Few leads in death of CHP officer
Officer Down: Erick Manny - [Bakersfield, California]
Additional Info: Officer Erick Manny had been with the California Highway Patrol for 8 years. He leaves behind his wife and two children.
Cause of Death: Officer Manny was killed in an automobile accident while attempting to stop a speeding vehicle.
Date of Incident: December 21, 2005
By Christina Sosa, www.bakersfield.com
Calif. -- Calls poured into local California Highway Patrol offices Thursday as news of the previous day’s death of CHP Officer Erick Manny in a car accident spread around the state.
Drivers from all over California said they saw the fatal crash on Interstate 5 near the Grapevine and the high-speed chase that led up to it, CHP Officer Greg Williams said.
Callers added a little to the scant information the CHP had about the crash, which happened around 11:30 a.m. and claimed the life of the Bakersfield father and four-year CHP veteran.For full story, visit: Few leads in death of CHP officer