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Brittany Meux

Police: Hit-And-Run Driver Sped Up Before Killing Officer

Police in northwest Indiana are focusing their search on a dark blue GMC pickup truck or SUV in their investigation into the hit-and-run crash that killed a Lake County Sheriff’s correctional officer and seriously injured three others. Authorities also said the driver apparently accelerated shortly before hitting the officers as they were jogging.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2012

(clockwise from top left): Lake County Sheriff's Deputy Britney Meux was killed, and deputies David Murchek, Delano Scaife and Latasha Johnson were injured, when a vehicle slammed into them on Tuesday night. (Credit: Lake County, Ind., Sheriff's Office/CBS)

Corrections Officer Killed, 3 Others Injured In Hit-And-Run In NW Ind.

A northwest Indiana corrections officer was killed and three others were injured Tuesday night when a hit-and-run driver struck them as they were jogging in Crown Point.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2012