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Ark. officer killed in crash

An Arkansas officer was killed Monday in a three-vehicle collision

Duty Death: Pete Richardson - [Arkansas]

End of Service: 03/17/2014


By PoliceOne Staff

LEWISVILLE, Ark. — An Arkansas officer was killed Monday in a three-vehicle collision. 

According to the Texarkana Gazette, Chief Deputy Sheriff Pete Richardson was traveling in an SUV patrol vehicle with a passenger when the collision occurred. Richardson was driving westbound when he collided with another vehicle. Both vehicles then hit a tractor-trailor rig. 

(Lafayette County Sheriff's Office Image)
(Lafayette County Sheriff's Office Image)

Richardson was pronounced dead at the scene. Richardson’s passenger and both drivers of the other vehicles involved have been transported to the hospital. 

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