Lieutenant Aaron Lloyd Crook

Lieutenant Aaron Lloyd Crook

Bluefield Police Department, West Virginia

End of Watch Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Aaron Lloyd Crook

Lieutenant Aaron Crook was killed in a vehicle crash at the intersection of Princeton Avenue and Lee Street shortly after midnight while involved in a vehicle pursuit of a suspected drunk driver.

He suffered fatal injuries when his patrol car collided with another Bluefield Police Department patrol car and a West Virginia State Police patrol car. He was transported to Bluefield General Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The officers in the other two patrol cars suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The subject involved in the pursuit was arrested and charged with several felonies and misdemeanors.

Lieutenant Crook was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and had served with the Bluefield Police Department for nine years. He is survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 32
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge 210
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Arrested

vehicle pursuit

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My family and I would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends, and fellow coworkers of Lieutenant Aaron Crook during this very difficult time. May they find comfort and support from those around them. May their times spent together bring forth happy memories to last a lifetime. May God help heal their aching hearts. Thank you for your service and dedication to your community. Rest in peace Lieutenant Crook.

Gail M Pabst
Aunt of fallen Detroit P.O. Jennifer Fettig eow 2/16/2004

August 19, 2017

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