Hattiesburg Police Department, Mississippi
End of Watch: Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Age: Not available
Tour of Duty: Not available
Badge Number: Not available
Cause of Death: Automobile accident
Date of Incident: June 20, 2012
Weapon Used: Automobile; Commercial
Suspect Info: Not available
K9 Nero was killed when the patrol car he was in was rear-ended by a tractor trailer on I-59.
His handler, who was injured in the crash, had stopped the vehicle to assist a stranded motorist when the incident occurred.