Baton Rouge Police Officer Charged With Negligent Homicide After Deadly Car Crash

A Baton Rouge police officer was arrested on Halloween for allegedly running a red light at nearly 80 miles per hour and crashing into another vehicle, killing its driver, Kerry Breen reports for CBS News. Sharmaine Buckley was responding to reports of officers being shot at when she allegedly ran the traffic signal in her marked patrol car and hit a black Chevrolet Impala while going 79 miles per hour. The driver of the Impala died at the scene and the crash led to a chain reaction involving six additional vehicles. Buckley was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on a count of negligent homicide, two counts of negligent injuring and a count of reckless operation of a vehicle and emergency vehicles. She has been placed on administrative leave.

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