Crime Watch 8

Alexandria police officer strikes, kills pedestrian

ALEXANDRIA, Ind. (WISH) – The Madison County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal crash involving an Alexandria police officer.

Deputies responded to State Road 9 around 2:20 a.m. for the fatal crash.

Dylan Kelly Stinson, 22, died in the crash, said Dr. Troy Abbott, the Madison County coroner.

The officer, 31-year-old Zachary Taylor, was headed southbound on State Road 9 when the officer struck a pedestrian.

Deputies said Taylor was on duty and in a marked vehicle at the time of the crash.

Stinson was taken to a hospital, where he died.

The events leading up to the fatal incident are unclear at this time.

As in all fatal crashes in the state, a blood draw of drivers was conducted. The results of that test are still pending.