Sgt. Michael Todd May of the Monongalia County Sheriff's Department in West Virginia died early this morning while pursuing a hit-and-run suspect just inside Pennsylvania state lines, reports the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
The pursuit ended sometime after 1 a.m., when the suspect, who appeared intoxicated, crashed into the sergeant's car on Interstate 79 in Perry, Greene County, the Pennsylvania State Police reported in a press release.
May, 41, was a 10-year veteran of his department and was pronounced dead at Ruby Memorial Hospital in West Virginia.
Pennsylvania State Police arrested the suspect on suspicion of homicide by vehicle.