Texas officer run over, killed during pursuit


Corpus Christi Caller-Times

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A 20-year police department veteran likely was setting out spikes to flatten the tires of a fleeing vehicle when it struck and killed him early Wednesday, police said.

Patrol Lt. Stuart Alexander was hit by an SUV about 12:10 a.m. in a grassy median along North Padre Island Drive between Bates and Agnes streets.

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