UPDATE: Hundreds line procession route for Ohio officer killed in line of duty

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Hundreds of people lined the procession route Saturday in Cincinnati for an officer killed earlier this month in the line of duty.

Officer Dale Woods was responding to a crash on January 4th, when he was hit by a pickup truck while standing outside his police cruiser.

On Saturday, a hearse carrying his flag-draped casket was led by a massive procession from a funeral home to a high school for a public visitation.

Police and firefighters from across the country are expected to attend a funeral service on Monday.

Woods was an officer in Colerain Township for 15 years.

He was the father of three children.

UPDATE: 01/05/19 10:20 P.M.

NBC Cincinnati affiliate, WLWT, reports Dale Woods, 46, is in critical condition, after being struck by a vehicle at the scene of a crash.

The incident happened late Friday night when he responded to the scene of a vehicle crashing into a pole. While waiting for power crews to arrive on scene, he was struck by a vehicle. He was outside of his cruiser when struck.

The father of 3 has been a Colerain police officer for nearly 15 years and has 15 years experience as a firefighter and paramedic.

ORIGINAL STORY: 01/05/19 4:31 P.M.

A Colerain police officer is in serious condition after being struck by a pickup truck.

The Cincinnati Enquirer reports the accident occurred at about 11 p.m. Friday in front of a bike shop in the 7600 block of Colerain Avenue.

The officer's name had not yet been released pending a meeting scheduled with his family Saturday.

Colerain Township police spokesman James Love said the officer was taken to a hospital, where he remained in serious condition.

Police and emergency crews were responding to a car that had struck a pole when the truck approached, striking the officer.


Information from: The Cincinnati Enquirer, http://www.enquirer.com

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