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Miss. officer struck and killed on highway

Officer Bruce Jacobs had just removed a barbeque grill that had fallen onto the highway and was attempting to place it in the trunk of his patrol car

Duty Death: Bruce Jacobs - [Jackson, Mississippi]


By PoliceOne Staff

JACKSON, Miss. — Officer Bruce Jacobs was struck and killed by a vehicle on Interstate 55 at approximately 0130 hours Saturday, according to ODMP

Jacobs had just removed a barbeque grill that had fallen onto the highway and was attempting to place it in the trunk of his patrol car when he was struck from behind. 

(Photo courtesy Jackson Police Department)
(Photo courtesy Jackson Police Department)

Jacobs — who had served with the Jackson Police Department for five years — was transported to University of Mississippi Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries.

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