Stolen Car Chase Ends in Disaster: Indiana Trooper Struck, Killed


Share post:

MARION COUNTY – An Indiana State Police trooper died in a tragic crash on Wednesday evening. 

The incident occurred around 8:30 p.m. on Ronald Reagan Parkway near Interstate 70. Police attempted a traffic stop after spotting a stolen car in Indianapolis, leading to a pursuit. While deploying stop sticks to end the chase, 5-year veteran Trooper Aaron Smith was struck by the suspect’s vehicle. Both Smith and the suspect crashed. Smith was rushed to Eskenazi Hospital but succumbed to his injuries. 

The suspect’s occupants were taken to local hospitals. The community mourns the loss of a dedicated officer.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related articles

Indiana Woman’s Narrow Escape: Tree Stump Crash Shakes Two Toddlers

Elkhart County, Indiana - A 1-year-old and a 2-year-old were put in danger as their SUV driver, an Indiana...

New York Firefighters Spring into Action for Hot Halloween Display

GLEN FALLS, NY - Last weekend in Glens Falls, New York, the dedicated firefighters of IAFF Local 2230 swiftly...

Discover the Spooky Secrets of Bordertown: Momence’s Haunting Extravaganza

MOMENCE, Ill. - As autumn leaves descend, Main Street Momence proudly unveils "Bordertown Hauntings," a Halloween fête set to...

Urgent Alert: Can You Identify These Dollar General Burglars?

PITTSBURG, Ill. – An unsettling burglary occurred at a Dollar General store in Pittsburg early Tuesday morning.  According to reports...