Indiana police officer strikes, kills late-night skateboarder with patrol car, police say

Police: Indiana police officer strikes, kills late-night skateboarder with patrol car

ALEXANDRIA, Ind. — A 22-year-old Indiana man was struck and killed by an Alexandria police officer’s patrol car early Sunday morning, Madison County authorities have confirmed.

Police said Dylan Kelly Stinson was on a skateboard on State Road 9 when he was hit at around 2 a.m. by a marked police car driven by Zachary Taylor, who has been placed on paid administrative leave while the crash is investigated, WXIN reported.

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According to The Herald Bulletin, Taylor, 31, graduated from the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy in 2014 and became a full-time Alexandria police officer in January.

Stinson was near the entrance to Beulah Park when the crash occurred, the newspaper reported.