AZ DPS

FALLEN OFFICERS

Timothy A. Huffman

Timothy A. Huffman, 47

Residence: Dateland
Badge: 5430
End of Watch: May, 6, 2013

Officer Huffman was on scene helping investigate an injury collision on Interstate 8, 40 miles east of Yuma, when a tanker truck failed to yield to the closure of the number-two lane on the highway. The driver of the semi-truck, Jorge Espinoza, 33, first collided with a parked patrol car, which then crashed into Huffman’s patrol car. Huffman was seated inside his patrol car writing a report and was killed by the force of the impact. He was 47 years old.

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