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Greensboro Police Department
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Greensboro, NC 27402
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Police Officer Jared William Franks was killed in an automobile crash when he responded to a robbery in progress call. Officer Franks' patrol car collided with another patrol car and then struck a house. Officer Franks was transported to the hospital where he died and the other officer was treated for non-life threatening injuries. Officer Franks is the 39th law enforcement officer to be killed in a traffic-related incident this year and the seventh officer fatality from the state of North Carolina in 2018.