North Yorkshire Police officer dies after his patrol car crashes with a tree while answering 999 call

Police officer dies after his patrol car crashes into a tree while answering 999 call By Richard Hartley-parkinson PUBLISHED: 07:51 GMT, 6 January 2013 | UPDATED: 09:09 GMT, 6 January 2013 A police officer answering an emergency call was killed when the patrol car he was driving crashed into a tree.

BREAKING NEWS: Police officer dies after his patrol car crashes with a tree while answering 999 call

BREAKING NEWS: Police officer dies after his patrol car crashes with a tree while answering 999 call By Richard Hartley-parkinson PUBLISHED: 07:51 GMT, 6 January 2013 | UPDATED: 07:54 GMT, 6 January 2013 A police officer has died in a road accident while answering an emergency call. The officer was killed when his patrol vehicle collided with a tree in the village of West Tanfield, near Ripon, at 7pm yesterday, North Yorkshire Police said.