Woman killed after crashing into off-duty officer in Dallas construction zone

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A woman was killed and a retired off-duty officer was injured in a crash before dawn in southeastern Dallas.

It happened in a construction zone near Interstate 45 and Loop 12.

Police said the off-duty officer was blocking a lane for the road crew in an SUV with emergency lights on.

A woman who was driving a gray Nissan car tried to change lanes and hit the back of that SUV. She died in the crash, police said.

The off-duty officer was taken to the hospital.


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