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Jamaican-born US cop dies in car crash

Tuesday, August 21, 2012 | 1:33 PM    

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Twenty-three-year old Adrian Morris, a Jamaican who migrated to the United States where he worked as a police officer, died in the line of duty yesterday.

News Now, www.wusa9.com reported that Morris, who was a member of the Prince George's County police force in Maryland, died after he was ejected from the Ford Crown Victoria patrol-car in which he and his partner were riding on Interstate 99 Monday afternoon.

They were responding to an auto theft call.

The police say Morris and another officer were chasing a suspect when they lost control of the vehicle and veered off the road.

Morris suffered massive head injuries and was pronounced dead at hospital, his partner's injuries were not life threatening.

While in Jamaica, Morris was a student of the Excelsior High School.

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