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Detroit Police Officer Dies in Training Crash

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    Detroit Police Officer Dies in Training Crash

    Perry A. Farrell and Ann Zaniewski
    DETROIT -- They called 25-year-old Detroit Police Officer Darren Weathers “Lucky.’’

    On Tuesday, with his young daughter in town from Atlanta, Weathers died after a violent crash on Michigan Avenue near Clark during a police training exercise.

    Weathers was rushed to Henry Ford Hospital at 11:30 a.m. He died from his injuries Tuesday afternoon, said Detroit Police Chief James Craig.

    "The force (of the other vehicle) pushed our officer's car in a metal pylon,'' said Craig. "If you know that area, railroad bridges circulate ... Striking that pylon at any speed can cause significant damage."

    Weathers was part of a training exercise that was involved with surveillance.

    "The hospital w...

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