JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Jacksonville police officer has died in a traffic accident after hitting a parked truck in a construction zone.
Sheriff John Rutherford says Officer Christopher Kane died about 3 a.m. Thursday when his vehicle struck a parked semitrailer truck in a construction zone closed to traffic. Rutherford says Kane had finished his shift and had stopped to chat with some off-duty officers.
Florida Highway Patrol Lt. Bill Leeper says the truck was parked nearby and Kane may not have seen it as he pulled out. Kane died at
The 38-year-old is survived by a wife and two children.
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