Make this page my home page
  1. Drag the home icon in this panel and drop it onto the "house icon" in the tool bar for the browser

  2. Select "Yes" from the popup window and you're done!

Home  >  Topics  >  Police Heroes

June 08, 2012
PrintCommentRSS

Texas cop killed en route to fire scene

A tractor trailer driving the opposite way crossed lanes and hit the patrol car

By PoliceOne Staff

RANKIN, Texas — An Upton County Sheriff's Deputy was killed in a crash Friday while traveling to assist firefighters at the scene of a fire.

A tractor trailer driving the opposite way crossed lanes just before 7:00 a.m. and hit the patrol car of Deputy Michael Smith, killing him, according to The Officer Down Memorial Page.

Smith, 44, was a 2 1/2 year police veteran.






PoliceOne Offers

Sponsored by

P1 on Facebook

Connect with PoliceOne

Mobile Apps Facebook Twitter Google

Get the #1 Police eNewsletter

Police Newsletter Sign up for our FREE email roundup of the top news, tips columns, videos and more, sent 3 times weekly
See Sample