Media Blackout: Police Officer Killed by Drunk Driver

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Police Officer Sheena Yarbrough-Powell was killed when her patrol car was struck head-on by a wrong-way driver on Cardinal Drive near the Highway 347 overpass.

The crash occurred on the divided highway at approximately 2:30 am. Her partner was seriously injured in the crash. The 18-year-old driver of the other vehicle was also injured and was later charged with manslaughter and intoxication assault.

Officer Yarbrough-Powell had served with the Beaumont Police Department for two years. She is survived by her husband.

ODMP

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