Georgia Police Officer Succumbs to Injuries Sustained in March Accident

A police officer with the Georgia Ports Authority Police Department has died of injuries sustained after he was run over by a suspected drunk driver in March.

Corporal William Solomon was directing traffic when he was struck by a tractor trailer. The driver of the truck, Robert Lee Turner, was arrested and charged with DUI.

Corporal Solomon was transported to a local hospital where he remained in a coma until passing away this morning. 

In addition to his service with the Georgia Ports Authority PD, Corporal Solomon was a veteran of the United States Army.

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