Chief Michael McNeill of the Lumberton Police Department in North Carolina sadly reports the death of Officer Jason Quick.
Officer Quick, 31, was struck and killed by a vehicle while he was assisting with the investigation of another vehicle crash.
Another officer and rescue personnel were on the scene for the original crash when a passing vehicle struck Quick as he was crossing the northbound lanes of Interstate 95.
The emergency personnel immediately rendered aid to Quick and he was transported to Southeastern Regional Medical Center where he later succumbed to his injuries.
The North Carolina State Highway Patrol and an investigator of the Robeson County District Attorney’s Office are conducting the crash investigation and reconstruction.
Our hearts go out to our law enforcement partners at the Lumberton Police Department. Rest in Peace Officer Jason Quick. pic.twitter.com/J1etrbGlmx
— FBI Charlotte (@FBICharlotte) December 15, 2018
When a Hero falls an Angel rises. https://t.co/pEH9I38slC HERO DOWN. IOfficer Jason Quick.
He was struck and killed by a vehicle while on foot working an accident scene. Thoughts and prayers with his loved ones and PD. When a Hero falls an Angel rises. #blesstheblue #irishange
— Blue Irish Angel (@BlueIrishAngel) December 15, 2018
Officer Quick served the Lumberton Police Department for several years. His wife and two children survive him.
Officer Jason Quick is gone, but will never be forgotten. EOW: Saturday, December 15, 2018.
Sadly Officer Jason Quick was struck and killed while investigating at a crash site on I-95. He had served 17 months. He leaves behind a wife and 2 children.
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— ??Back The Blue Carrie? (@BackTheLEOs) December 15, 2018