Memorials

In 2016, there were 722 truck occupant fatalities - an increase of 45 percent since 2009

Tim Huffman

Date of Death: May 6, 2013

On May 6, 2013, Captain Tim Huffman was killed by a distracted truck driver. As the truck driver watched his cellphone, he slammed into Huffman’s police cruiser. At the time of the crash, which involved three police cars and two fire department trucks, the police captain was writing a report and ensuring the roads were safe. His fellow law enforcement officers attempted to save Tim, but he succumbed to his injuries and was declared dead at the scene.