By: CNN Wire, kdvr.com
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — An Arizona police officer was killed in a crash on Tuesday, KNXV reported.
According to Arizona Department of Public Safety, the officer stopped a vehicle about 6 p.m. While out standing with that vehicle, the officer was hit by a passing vehicle, which then hit the vehicle the officer had stopped.
The driver who killed the officer, identified as 40-year-old Jerry Sanstead, admitted to authorities that he was texting while driving, according to a release Wednesday morning.
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