Saturday, April 19th, 2014

Investigation Continues After Death Of DPS Officer Tim Huffman

Tim-HuffmanThe Arizona Highway Patrol Association members are saddened to hear of the loss of Department of Public Safety Officer Tim Huffman. 

The nearly fifteen-year veteran was killed in the line of duty after a traffic collision near Wellton on Monday. 

Director of Arizona’s Department of Public Safety Robert Halliday flew to Yuma Tuesday afternoon to learn more about the incident.  He says officers take their lives into their hands every time they go out.

The driver of the commercial vehicle that killed Huffman is identified as 33-year-old Jorge Espinoza of Yuma.  No charges have been filed as the investigation continues.

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