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Pedestrian dies in crash involving Memphis police officer on I-240

Published: May. 13, 2022 at 7:24 AM CDT|Updated: May. 13, 2022 at 8:24 AM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Emergency crews are on the scene of a pedestrian crash involving a Memphis police officer on I-240.

Memphis police and fire departments say someone was hit by a police vehicle on I-240 at Lamar Avenue Friday morning.

According to MPD, the pedestrian attempted to run across the interstate but the officer was unable to avoid them.

The victim died on the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.

Two westbound lanes are now open on I-240 but drivers can expect delays.

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