A church pastor and social activist is fatally struck by a Stamford police SUV responding to a call

Posted on AllSides July 27th, 2023
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A police officer responding to a call struck and killed a well-known church pastor in Connecticut, authorities said. Stamford Police Officer Zachary Lockwood, 24, was driving a police sport utility vehicle when he hit 69-year-old Tommie Jackson shortly after 4 p.m. Wednesday, according to a Connecticut State Police accident report. Jackson, a pastor at Rehoboth Fellowship Church and Faith Tabernacle Church and an assistant director of the city's Urban Redevelopment Commission, was trying to cross the road after picking up mail from a mailbox when he was struck. Lockwood “made...

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