Miss. officer killed in crash while responding to call

Officer Leann Simpson was killed after her car hit a light pole

Duty Death: Leann Simpson - [Philadelphia, Mississippi]

End of Service: 11/24/2018


By PoliceOne Staff

PHILADELPHIA, Miss. — An officer from the Philadelphia Police Departement was killed Saturday when her patrol car hit a light pole. 

ODMP reported Officer Leann Simpson, 23, was en route to assist with a traffic stop when her car collided with a light pole and rolled several times. She died of the injuries she sustained in the crash. 

Pictured is Officer Leann Simpson. (Photo/ODMP)
Pictured is Officer Leann Simpson. (Photo/ODMP)

Simpson was an Army veteran who had been with the Philadelphia PD for a little over one year.

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