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Pontiac Officer and K-9 Unit Killed

Thu, 31 Oct 2013 11:43:15 CDT
By: Charlie Schlenker

A Pontiac Police officer has died after a vehicle hit his squad car on I-55 in Livingston County. Killed along with 29-year old Casey Kohlmeier was Kohlmeier's police dog Draco. The two were in a marked vehicle in the median turnaround of the interstate when a northbound vehicle hit the squad car Wednesday evening. The driver of the other vehicle was taken to an area hospital. State Police are investigating the accident. Kohlmeier joined the Pontiac Police Department six years ago.

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