Cyclist Killed In Police Car Crash

A Longview man is killed after being hit by a police patrol car Saturday night. It happened at 9:40 at the intersection of North Green Street and Fredonia Street. Police say 31-year-old Courtney Hooper was riding his bicycle when he entered the roadway. Hooper was hit by a Longview Police Department patrol car.

Hooper was transported to Good Shepherd Medical Center where he died of his injuries. The case is being investigated, and the name of the patrol officer involved has not been released.

Bob Hallmark, reporting.