Officer dies in crash a day after graduating police academy

Mississippi News

WAVELAND, Miss. (AP) — A car crash has killed a Mississippi police officer just a day after she graduated from the police academy.

The City of Waveland on Mississippi’s Gulf Coast announced the death of 33-year-old Katie Cash on its Facebook page Sunday morning.

Chief Mike Prendergast’s wrote that the accident happened Saturday night. WLOX-TV reports that Cash was a passenger in a car that was involved in a crash in Hancock County.

She had graduated from the academy on Friday. Cash was the mother of two children.

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