Prince George’s County Officer Killed in Car Crash
CLINTON, Md. (CBSDC/AP) — A Prince George’s County police officer injured in a car accident has died.
Police say 28-year-old Kevin Bowden, a 6-year department veteran, died Thursday at Southern Maryland Hospital in Clinton.
Officers say Bowden was off duty and driving his marked cruiser in Clinton around 3:05 p.m. Thursday at Branch Avenue and Surratts Road. The cruiser collided with another car, forcing the cruiser into a pole.
The driver of the other car, a white SUV, was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The accident comes two months after a fatal collision involving another county police officer, Adrian Morris, who died in August after his police cruiser ran off the highway and crashed during the chase of a suspect.
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