Carola Sauers (9125)

5/12/2014: Sauers was riding as a passenger with her husband when they were hit by a police cruiser coming from the opposite direction. She was killed and her husband was seriously injured. The officer was travelling at 112 mph with lights and sirens on, but it remains unclear whether he was involved in an actual pursuit. City Council placed officer on unpaid leave until state police complete investigation.

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