DC police officer charged with murder in deadly pursuit of moped driver

Officer Terence Sutton, 37, pursued Karon Hylton-Brown, 20, just after 10 nm. op Okt.. 23, 2020 after he spotted him on a moped without a helmet on the sidewalk, all traffic violations, owerhede gesê. During the chase, Sutton reached speeds of more than double the speed limit on residential streets and at one point drove the wrong way on a one-way street, die Departement van Justisie gesê.

Hylton was eventually struck by a civilian vehicle in an alley. He sustained severe head trauma and died two days later. The pursuit appeared to violate the Metropolitan Police Department’s policy prohibiting chases. High-speed chases are barred over minor traffic offenses.

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In this Oct. 28, 2020, file photo Washington Metropolitan Police Department police officers push back demonstrators outside of the fourth district police station in Washington. An officer in the nation’s capital has been indicted on a murder charge for his role in a fatal vehicle accident during a police chase that has sparked two days of protests and clashes. (AP Foto / Jose Luis Magana, lêer)

In this Oct. 28, 2020, file photo Washington Metropolitan Police Department police officers push back demonstrators outside of the fourth district police station in Washington. An officer in the nation’s capital has been indicted on a murder charge for his role in a fatal vehicle accident during a police chase that has sparked two days of protests and clashes. (AP Foto / Jose Luis Magana, lêer)

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