Officer struck by vehicle during traffic stop in Economy

Story by Beaver County Radio News Staff. Published February 27, 2024 10:39 A.M.
(Economy Borough, Pa) New Sewickley Township Police report that an officer was struck by a vehicle. According to a press release issued by the department, on Monday at at approximately 8:30pm, Patrolman Jeremy Brown of the New Sewickley Township Police Department conducted a traffic stop southbound on the “Dunlap Hill” section of Route 989, just into Economy Borough. As Patrolman Brown was approaching the vehicle he stopped, he was struck by a vehicle traveling northbound on Route 989.  Patrolman Brown was transported by ambulance to Allegheny General Hospital for treatment of his injuries.  Patrolman Brown was released from the hospital early Tuesday morning and is recovering at home with his family.
The driver of the vehicle that struck Patrolman Brown stopped at the scene and cooperated with investigators.
No charges have been filed in the accident, according to Police Chief Mike O’Brien. The accident is still under investigation.

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