Around 11:50 p.m. on Sunday, March 29, 2020, Kirk Coker, the Sheriff of Hutchinson County, TX, died in a one-vehicle wreck.
At approximately 7:17 pm on Friday, March 27, 2020, Trooper Nolan J. Sanders of the North Carolina State Highway Patrol was involved in a single vehicle crash while on duty in his assigned duty station of Troop C, District 2.
Today marks 17 years since Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant David P. Land was killed in the line of duty.
Just before 4:00pm on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, Trooper Justin R. Schaffer of the Washington State Patrol was struck and killed by a fleeing driver while he was placing spike strips on the southbound side of Interstate 5 in Chehalis, WA, during a police pursuit.
At 8:30pm on Saturday, March 21, 2020, Police Officer Kaia Grant, aged 33, of the Springdale Police Department, Ohio, was run down by an armed and allegedly suicidal driver.
About 6:49am on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, two vehicles collided on the 7700 block of Farm to Market Road 2244, west of Loop 360 and Austin, TX
Shortly after 1:30 a.m. this morning, Wednesday, March 18, 2020, Sheriff’s Deputy Kenterrous Taylor, aged 27, was thrown from his cruiser in a crash near the intersection of Forsyth Road and Napier Avenue, Macon, GA.
About 11:20am on March 13, 2019, while out of his patrol car in a blizzard, Corporal Daniel Groves of the Colorado State Patrol was struck by a vehicle which was traveling too fast for conditions and slid off the road.
On March 17, 1970, NYSP Trooper Richard L. Weltz, age 30, lost his life in a one-car crash when his vehicle left the road on Route 219 in Hamburg.
About 3:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 12, 2016, Deputy Sheriff John Kotfila was killed in a head-on collision with a vehicle that was being driven in the wrong direction on the Selmon Expressway, at the Brandon Express exit near I-75.