Friday, October 16, 2009

St. Louis Police Officer Dies of Injuries from Accident

Posted By on Fri, Oct 16, 2009 at 9:59 AM

click to enlarge Julius Moore
  • Julius Moore
St. Louis police officer Julius Moore died yesterday as a result of injuries sustained during an on-duty vehicle accident on October 6. He was 23 years old. 

Moore was responding to a burglary call with his lights and sirens on, when his car was hit by a tractor trailer around 1 p.m. on Friday, October 6. The crash pushed Moore's patrol car into a traffic light and brick wall before coming to a rest. No charges are pending against the truck driver at this time -- though an accident reconstruction is ongoing.

Moore remained in Saint Louis University Hospital's intensive care unit until he drew his last breath last night around 6:10 p.m. He is survived by his wife and three children -- two boys and a daughter all under the age of five -- his parents and a sister. 

Funeral arrangements are pending. Moore, a 2004 graduate of Normandy High School, joined the  police force in 2007 and spent his entire career serving department's south city District 3. 
 

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