SMYRNA, Georgia -- A Smyrna police officer was killed in a collision with another vehicle while on duty Monday night.
Officials said that the officer's patrol vehicle collided with a Chevy Tahoe on South Cobb Drive near The Perimeter at the Oak Drive intersection just after 11 p.m., according to Marietta Daily Journal.
“As a result of the collision, a Smyrna police officer was killed in the line of duty; the driver of the silver Chevy Tahoe was transported to Kennestone Hospital to be treated for injuries,” Smyrna Police Sgt Louise Defense said Tuesday morning.
The name of the officer is being withheld until the Smyrna Police Department can ensure the officer's family and loved ones have been notified
The Georgia State Patrol is investigating the incident.