John Horton Death, North Carolina State Trooper John Horton Killed In Car Crash

January 5, 2022 By Teejay Ericson 0

John Horton Death, Cause Of Death – State Trooper John Horton has been identified as the man killed during a traffic stop when the trooper’s brother, the officer coming to aid, accidentally crashed into him, according to North Carolina State Highway Patrol (NCSHP). Horton was known to know to be an amazing person, she will be dearly missed.

Trooper John S. Horton, a 15-year veteran, was conducting a traffic stop in Rutherford County Monday night, when his brother, Trooper James N. Horton, lost control of his patrol vehicle upon arrival.

According to police report “Trooper James Horton collided with the stationary patrol vehicle and subsequently struck Trooper John Horton and the detained driver who was standing along the roadside,” the NCSHP news release said.

John Horton was transported to the Spartanburg hospital and later died from his injuries. The detained driver was pronounced dead at the scene and has yet to be identified. James Horton was treated for minor injuries.
“Our hearts are broken with the loss of our friend and our brother, Trooper John Horton.

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