Lieutenant Dexter Holcomb Down (Alabama)
A funeral is scheduled Wednesday for the first Oxford police officer killed in the line of duty in 30 years.
Oxford Police Lieutenant Dexter Holcomb was struck and killed by a school bus while directing traffic at Oxford High School Friday afternoon.
Police say the bus driver experienced medical problems moments before the fatality and it is being treated as an accident. No students were injured.
Holcomb, who was 46, had spent more than 20 years on the Oxford police force. He also served as a volunteer firefighter in Piedmont.
Funeral services for Officer Holcomb are scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 2 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home in Piedmont, Ala.