- Associated Press - Saturday, April 28, 2018

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Wichita police say a 37-year-old off-duty officer has been killed and the officer’s 10-year son critically injured in a crash that investigators say was caused by a drunk driver.

Police say the crash happened around 8:15 p.m. Friday when a pickup truck pulled out in front of a motorcycle operated by Officer Stacy Woodson. The officer’s son was riding on the back of the bike.

The Wichita Eagle reports that the 35-year-old driver of the truck was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and aggravated battery from a DUI. He was not hurt.

Police say Woodson was pronounced dead at the scene. His son was taken to a Wichita hospital, where he remained Saturday in critical condition.

Woodson was a 16-year veteran of the Wichita Police Department.



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Information from: The Wichita (Kan.) Eagle, http://www.kansas.com

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