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Memphis police officer dies after crash in Hickory Hill

Officers say a female was detained at the scene. No word on if the female will face any charges.
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — UPDATE 5/23/2021 - MPD officer Scotty Triplett is remembered as a hero to all those who knew him. He served 27 years with the Memphis Police Department. 

Triplett died on duty, Saturday afternoon, after being hit by a car on his MPD motorcycle. He was brought to Regional One in critical condition and later died from his injuries. 

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5/22/2021 - A Memphis police officer is recovering after a two-vehicle crash in Hickory Hill on Saturday.

The crash happened at 4:45 p.m. in the 3100 block of Hickory Hill. The incident involved the officer's cruiser and a gray Nissan.

The officer was taken to Regional One in critical condition. 

Officers say a female was detained at the scene. No word on if the female will face any charges.