Thursday, September 30, 2010
Indiana Police Officer Bicyclist Killed By Hit-and-Run Driver
Officer Will Phillips was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver while on bike patrol training at approximately 12:45 am.
He and two other members of the bike patrol team had just finished their shift and were conducting a training ride on department issued bikes. They were riding on U.S. 40 between Greenfield and Knightstown when he was struck by a vehicle which then fled the scene. All of the officers were wearing helmets and had lights on their bikes on uniforms.
The driver of the vehicle that struck Officer Phillips remains at large.
Officer Phillips had served with the Greenfield Police Department for four years. He is survived by his wife and two young sons.
Agency Contact Information
Greenfield Police Department
116 South State Street
Greenfield, IN 46140
Phone: (317) 477-4410