Calgary Police Officer Struck and Killed During Traffic Stop
A Calgary Police officer was struck by a vehicle fleeing a traffic stop on New Year's Eve. The officer died as a result of his injuries.
The officer conducted a traffic stop shortly before 11:00 pm in the area of Falconridge Boulevard and Falconridge Drive N.E.
During the traffic stop, the vehicle fled, striking the officer in the process. Other officers were nearby and rendered aid as quickly as possible, while EMS rushed to the location.
The officer was pronounced deceased at the hospital near midnight.
The search for the driver continues.