Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 7 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Vehicular assault
Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved
Offender: Killed in collision
Corporal Robert Armstrong was killed when his patrol car was struck head-on by a drunk driver on Ross Clark Circle while he was working an overtime DUI enforcement program at 1630 hours.
The drunk driver was driving the wrong way on the four-lane divided highway when the collision occurred. Both Corporal Armstrong and the drunk driver were transported to a local hospital where they both died. The suspect had previous DUI arrests.
Corporal Armstrong had been employed with the Dothan Police Department for almost seven years, and is survived by his wife and daughter.