Alabama Police Officer Killed Escorting Funeral

A driver in the procession made a U-turn & hit the officer, throwing him from his motorcycle | Monday, May 23, 2011

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Authorities say a Tuscaloosa police officer was killed as he escorted a funeral procession.

Police Chief Steve Anderson says a driver in the Saturday afternoon procession made a U-turn and hit 42-year-old Officer Trevor Scott Phillips on his motorcycle. Anderson said the impact threw Phillips off the motorcycle.

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