San Bernardino officer killed in crash with suspected drunk driver

An on-duty San Bernardino police officer was killed early Thursday when his patrol car was struck by a suspected drunken driver who ran a red light at an intersection, officials said.

The cruiser was T-boned shortly after 2 a.m. as Officer Bryce Hanes, 40, left the West Valley Detention Center and drove south on a main thoroughfare in Ontario, San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Burguan said.

The other driver blew through a red light while heading east and slammed into Hanes' car, Burguan said.

Hanes, a 12-year veteran of the department, suffered massive injuries and was rushed to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, the chief said at a news conference.

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