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Caruthersville police officer killed in the line of duty

Caruthersville police officer Evan Burns during a July interview about his firework eye injury Caruthersville police officer Evan Burns during a July interview about his firework eye injury
PEMISCOT COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

Authorities in Pemiscot County are investigating a deadly crash just outside of Caruthersville Tuesday morning that has killed an on-duty Caruthersville police officer.

According to Pemiscot County Sheriff Tommy Greenwell, Evan Burns, 28 of Caruthersville, was killed in the crash on Highway 84 about 2 miles northwest of town.

The sheriff says the crash was the ending to a chase involving an assault suspect from O'Fallon, Missouri.

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