11/28/2007
2 Fla. deputies killed by cruiser during pursuit

PAHOKEE, Fla. — Two Palm Beach County sheriff's deputies who had tried to stop a stolen vehicle on a rural road in the Everglades were killed when they were struck by a police car early Wednesday.

Scores of officers combed the region looking for two suspects in the car theft, and later said they had one man in custody.

The deputies had put spikes on a road that punctured the stolen car's tires. But when they ran to take the spikes off the road they were struck by a canine patrol vehicle


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