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Durham Co. Detention Officer Brooke Maynard Killed By Carjacker
Durham, NC.
Sandy Malone
by Sandy Malone

Durham County Sheriff’s Detention Officer Brooklyn Maynard was killed when her vehicle was struck by a stolen car.

Durham, NC – Durham County Sheriff’s Detention Officer Brooklyn Maynard was killed off duty when her personal vehicle was struck by a car involved in a police chase.

Detention Officer Maynard, 24, was driving her Hyundai Sonata in the area of Northgate Mall at about 7:45 p.m. on Aug. 2 when she was T-boned by a stolen vehicle that was running from police, according to WTVD.

She was killed in the collision that ended the 10-minute police chase.

The Honda Accord, which police said had been stolen at gunpoint, also struck a Chevrolet Impala in the crash, injuring its occupants. No police vehicles were involved in the wreck, WTVD reported.

Police arrested both men in the suspect vehicle.