MOLINE ACRES, MO – Police Sergeant Herschel Turner, 54, died from his injuries after he was struck by a vehicle while conducting an overnight traffic stop on Saturday morning.
This is an update to an earlier post.
According to 5 On Your Side News, Turner was struck by another officer’s vehicle near the intersection of Chambers Road and Lance Drive and transported to the hospital for life threatening injuries. He passed away at the hospital later that day.
Missouri State Highway Patrol reported the other officer driving the 2015 Ford Taurus was 39-year-old Brian A. Rayford. He was not injured in the crash.
Investigations into the cause of the crash are ongoing. Police report Rayford was traveling westbound on Lance Drive when he veered off the right side of the road.
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