Maricopa County sheriff’s lieutenant fatally struck while conducting traffic in Scottsdale

driver of vehicle struck/killed officer doing traffic control in Scottsdale

11/10/2021 ~ 10am. What was the driver doing to cause such an obvious and fatal mistake? Authorities have not yet said or speculated. The driver’s name has not been released. Scottsdale PD is investigating. McDowell Road near 87th St.

As I’ve noted before, police work can be dangerous, and traffic is a leading cause of death for law enforcement officers.

This is a pedestrian fatality.

Maricopa County sheriff’s lieutenant fatally struck while conducting traffic in Scottsdale

A Maricopa County sheriff’s lieutenant was struck and killed by a vehicle while working off-duty to control traffic Wednesday morning near 87th Street and McDowell Road in Scottsdale, according to sheriff’s officials… Lt. Chad Brackman had serious injuries and was taken to a hospital, where he later died,

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  1. Yet, he was a vulnerable road user. Could have been a construction worker, or mother crossing a child, or any one of us. No cause, but you can only speculate two causes; distraction or intent.

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