Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

DPS Officer Killed In Roadside Accident

Tim-HuffmanAn Arizona Department of Public Safety officer has been killed on Interstate-Eight near Dateland. 

DPS spokesman Bart Graves says Officer Tim Huffman was responding to a collision when he was rear-ended by a tanker truck while sitting in his patrol car. 

The collision happened Monday evening in the eastbound lanes.  The lanes were closed to traffic for a time on Monday as authorities cleared the accident.  Huffman was a 14-year veteran of the state agency who worked out of the DPS Yuma Office.

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