05/02/13 Shenango Twp. Police Officer Killed in Pursuit
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Location: Cascade Street at Warren Ave. New Castle, PA Lawrence County
05/02/13 A woman who was in a Pontiac Sunfire being pursued by New Castle Police is seen sitting on a curb as a police officer watches over her. The Sunfire she was driving slammed into a Shenango Township police cruiser that came to assist New Castle Police. The Shenango cruiser then ran into a parked vehicle in a driveway of a residence on Cascade Street. Jerry McCarthy IV, a Shenango Twp. Police Officer was killed and another STPD officer, Michael Lynch was injured.The woman, 26 year-old Kylee Barletta of New Castle, is in a Youngstown hospital with minor injuries and is expected to be charged with homicide by vehicle and other charges.