Boone County Sheriff's deputy Tyler Brockman (Source: Boone County Sheriff's Department)
BOONE COUNTY, KY (WAVE) – A Boone
County Sheriff's deputy shot and killed a teen who hit him with her car and
continued to accelerate, according to a release from the Boone County Sheriff's
On April 26, Deputy Tyler
Brockman was outside of his car in the 6600 Block of River Road (KY-8) to
investigate a report of a field party.
Around 2:10 a.m., Brockman ordered
the driver of a car leaving the party to stop. The driver, 19-year-old Samantha
Ramsey of Covington, Kentucky, hit Brockman causing him to land on the hood of
the car, the report says.
Brockman then fired four
shots through the windshield. The report says the driver stopped and backed up
into a ditch.
Ramsey was declared dead at
Saint Elizabeth Hospital in Florence, Kentucky.
Brockman was treated for a
leg injury at Saint Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood, Kentucky, and released.
Sheriff Michael A. Helmig has
ordered an investigation and Deputy Brockman has been placed on administrative
leave, which is standard policy.
Tuesday, April 20 2010 11:21 PM EDT2010-04-21 03:21:00 GMT
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