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August 11, 2010
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Cop killed, recruit injured during Ill. pursuit

Officer Jeremy Hubbard is survived by his wife and two sons

By PoliceOne Staff

EFFINGHAM COUNTY, Ill. — Officer Jeremy Hubbard was killed, and a ride along was injured, when his patrol car crashed as he pursued a vehicle that had no license plates.

Officer Hubbard had chased the vehicle approximately 15 miles, into Effingham County, before his patrol car went out of control and overturned. He was ejected from the vehicle when it flipped over. He was transported to the nearest hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Officer Hubbard had served as one of the Cowden Police Department's two part-time officers for four years. He is survived by his wife and two sons.

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