Police chase kills mother, critically injures officer in Mississippi; Officer identified

By: Harold Gater, Mississippi Clarion Ledger

A family is demanding answers as authorities in a north Mississippi town investigate a police chase that ended in the death of a mother of four and the officer in critical condition.

The crash happened Monday around 8 p.m. on Mississippi 315 in Sardis, WREG-TV reported.

The Panola County Sheriff’s Department says 32-year-old Ericka Hughes was turning into a fast-food restaurant when she was struck head-on by a Sardis police car. Hughes died at the scene.

Full story: https://www.hattiesburgamerican.com/story/news/2019/03/13/police-chase-kills-mother-critically-injures-officer-mississippi/3149212002/