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November 29, 2007
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'Stop sticks' at center of Fla. crash investigation

"It's a horribly dangerous activity."

By Leon Fooksman, Mark Hollis and Chrystian Tejedor
South Florida Sun-Sentinel 
 


(AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)
PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. — A tire deflation device — a common tool used by police across the country to stop fleeing suspects — is at the core of the investigation into the deaths of two Palm Beach County sheriff's deputies killed early Wednesday by a fellow deputy chasing a stolen car.

Deputies Donta J. Manuel, 33, and Jonathan D. Wallace, 23, were struck and killed by a sheriff's cruiser while trying to remove tire-deflation spikes that they had launched across a desolate stretch of State Road 715.

Full story: 'Stop sticks' at center of Fla. crash investigation






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