Saturday, March 26, 2016

Two Des Moines police officers Susan Farrell and Carlos Puente-Morales killed in head on collision car crash by driver going wrong way on highway

This is the kind of news that rips your heart out if you’re the family of these two police officers just doing their job.
  Four were killed in total including the driver going the wrong way and the prisoner being transported by police. 

Des Moines Register reports four people were killed Saturday, including two Des Moines police officers, when a car driving the wrong way on the interstate struck the police car, authorities said.

Officers Susan Farrell, 30 and Carlos Puente-Morales, 34, were driving east on Interstate 80 at 12:40 a.m., returning a prisoner from Council Bluffs to the capital city, according to a news release. Another vehicle driving the wrong way struck the officers head-on near the Waukee exit at mile marker 117.

The prisoner in the police car as well as the driver of the second vehicle were also killed.

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