Pontiac Police Officer Casey Kohlmeier, police dog 'Draco' killed in squad crash on I-55

Pontiac Police Officer Casey Kohlmeier was killed when his squad car crashed on I-55. His police dog, Draco, also died in the crash. (Pontiac Police Department)
October 31, 2013 8:45:27 AM PDT
Pontiac Police Officer Casey Kohlmeier was killed when his squad car crashed on I-55. His police dog, Draco, also died in the crash.

Police say another car hit Kohlmeier's squad car, which was stopped in the I-55 median turnaround just north of Route 23. The driver of the other car is hospitalized, but a condition is not known.

Flags at the Pontiac Police Department were lowered to half-mast. Kohlmeier is a six-year veteran of the Pontiac Police Department, and an Air Force veteran. He was with the department's K-9 team.


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