Henry County police Sgt. Joey Smith told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution the officer "could not avoid the accident," which happened as he was going on duty. Smith says the officer, identified as Denise Allyson Romano, was "very distraught" after the accident.
The accident is being investigated by the Georgia State Patrol. The accident occurred at about 12:30 p.m. Saturday.
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