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Colo. officer struck during traffic stop dies

Officer Jeremy Bitner 'served his country and the city of Englewood with honor'

Duty Death: Jeremy Bitner - [Englewood, Colorado]

By Joey Bunch
The Gazette

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Englewood police officer Jeremy Bitner died early Monday, Chief John Collins said Tuesday afternoon.

Bitner, 39, was struck by an alleged drunk driver during a traffic stop.

The news was released Tuesday, "because we wanted to give the family some space and some time for recovery," Collins said.

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