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Georgia police chief killed during pursuit
Ludowici, Ga.

Frank McClelland, Jr. was struck by an intoxicated driver fleeing state troopers

Duty Death: Frank McClelland, Jr. - [Ludowici, Georgia]

End of Service: 09/15/2018

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By PoliceOne Staff


LUDOWICI, Ga. — A police chief in Georgia was killed during a pursuit Saturday night. 

State Troopers had attempted to stop Daniel Michael Toronto Hill, 23, before he fled in his vehicle, WJCL reported. Hill topped speeds over 100 miles per hour when he raced into Long County, where Ludowici Chief of Police Frank McClelland, Jr. was out of his vehicle directing traffic. 

McClelland, a 15-year veteran of the department, was struck and killed. Another person was also struck and killed.

Pictured is Frank McClelland, Jr. (Photo/LDP)
Pictured is Frank McClelland, Jr. (Photo/LDP)