November 26, 2022

He was attacked by troops at a traffic stop and killed by his brother

A North Carolina State Highway Patrol trooper and his brother were killed in an attack by a troop secretary, both of whom were responding to a traffic stop, authorities announced Tuesday morning. It took place just before 9pm on Monday at High Shoals Church Road and Goods Grove Church Road. Trooper James n. Horton, Trooper John S .; To assist in a traffic stop run by Horton, dropper James Horton lost control as he approached his vehicle. Traffic stop. Trooper James Horton crashed into a parked patrol vehicle, assaulting trooper John Horton, who was standing on the side of the road, and a detained driver. Trooper John Horton, a 15-year-old senior assigned to Rutherford County, was taken to hospital where he died of his injuries. Back The Blue NC told WYFF News 4 that John Horton has six children. “Our hearts are broken by the loss of our friend and brother Trooper John Horton,” said Col. Freddie L., commander of the State Highway Patrol. Johnson Jr. said. “The days ahead will undoubtedly be difficult for all those involved in this tragic event, but we owe it to ourselves to stand with them with our thoughts, prayers and unwavering support.” The assaulted driver has been identified while being detained during a dangerous collision. According to Sergeant Chris Knox, Dusty Luke Peck, 26, of South Carolina. According to Knox, Beck was pronounced dead at the scene. Said Tuesday. Trooper James Horton was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries and was later released. Back The Blue has created GoFundMe for the NC family. “I hope we can help the family as much as possible, reduce the burden and show them the love and support they deserve at this time,” said Lindsay Likassi, the group’s founder and CEO.

A North Carolina State Highway Patrol Troop Authorities announced Tuesday morning that his brother and a troop secretary had died in the attack while the two were responding to a traffic stop.

It took place just before 9pm on Monday at High Shoals Church Road and Goods Grove Church Road.

Trooper James n. Horton Trooper John S. Trooper James Horton lost control of his vehicle as he was approaching a traffic stop when he was responding to help with a traffic stop run by Horton.

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Troop John Horton

Troop James Horton collided with a stationary patrol vehicle, attacking trooper John Horton, who was standing on the side of the road, and a detained driver.

Trooper John Horton, a 15-year-old senior assigned to Rutherford County, was taken to hospital where he died of his injuries. Back The Blue NC told WYFF News 4 that John Horton has six children.

Troop James Horton and his family

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Trooper James n. Horton and his family

“Our hearts are broken by the loss of our friend and brother Trooper John Horton,” said Col. Freddie L., commander of the State Highway Patrol. Johnson Jr. said. “The days ahead will undoubtedly be difficult for all those involved in this tragic event, but we owe it to ourselves to stand by them with our thoughts, prayers and unwavering support.”

Sergeant Chris Knox said the driver who was detained during the fatal collision was identified as Dusty Luke Beck, 26, of South Carolina.

According to Knox, Peck was pronounced dead at the scene.

“I would like to extend my deepest condolences to the friends and family of State Highway Patrol trooper John Horton and Mr. Dusty Luke Beck who were killed in a tragic highway accident in Rutherford County last night,” North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper said Tuesday. .

Trooper James Horton was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries and was later released.

Developed by Back The Blue NC GoFundMe For the family.

“I hope we can help the family as much as possible, reduce the burden and show them the love and support they deserve at this time,” said Lindsay Likassi, the group’s founder and CEO.