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    Atlanta officer end of watch

    ATLANTA -- An Atlanta police officer has died of injuries he received when the cruiser he was driving collided with a Grady Hospital ambulance as both vehicles were responding to a call.

    Officer Peter Faatz, 29, died Thursday evening in an intensive care unit at Grady Hospital, police said Friday.

    He was admitted to the hospital on July 21 with severe head injuries after the ambulance smashed into the passenger side of his squad car. He was the only person in the squad car at the time. Neither of the people in the ambulance was critically injured.

    Faatz, who had been with the Atlanta Police Department since April 2005, was responding to a double shooting near Turner Field.

    One man was killed in the double shooting and another was injured and taken to Grady.
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    So young...

    My thoughts and prayers go out to his friends and family.

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    Rest in peace!
    Last edited by CopsRCool302; 08-06-06 at 01:14 PM.

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    Rest in Peace my Brother in Arms.

    And my prayers to the family and the department.
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    Rest in Peace, brother. Question. Why is the ambulance trying to beat the cops to a shooting?
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    The ambulance may have been going to a different call.

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    Rest in peace brother...........we got the handle on things down here.
    Prayers to the officers friends, families and partners.

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    Ems was responding to the same call.
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    Our prayers go out to his family and friends, and ofcourse, to all law officers and their supporters everywhere.

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    God bless to him, his family and friends

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    Another senseless death due to a motor vehicle accident. Remember, brothers and sisters, it's the number one killer of cops. For God's sake, drive safe!
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