Fort Wayne, Indiana (AP) An Indiana police officer who was killed in a hit-and-run crash in Fort Wayne has been identified by police as the father of the two children killed in the incident.
Police say 31-year-old Fort Wayne officer Michael J. Williams, who was assigned to the Fort Wayne Police Department, was killed Monday afternoon.
The officer was pronounced dead at a local hospital at 3:07 p.m. in critical condition, according to police.
Fort Wayne Police Chief Greg Smith said Monday that Williams was a police officer for nine years, and that he had a son and daughter.
Williams is survived by his wife, Melissa, and two daughters, Olivia and Ashley, Smith said.