Steve Nothem Obituary: In loving memory of Carrollton police officer killed in line-of-duty crash on President George Bush Turnpike.
Officer Steve Nothem was killed in a line-of-duty crash when he was hit by a passing driver just before 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday night, October 18, 2022, while backing up another officer in a highway DWI investigation in the westbound lanes of the President George Bush Turnpike.
We lost a beloved officer in the line of duty overnight.
He was backing up another officer on a DWI investigation when he was hit by a passing driver. That driver was pronounced dead at the scene. Our officer was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. 1/2 pic.twitter.com/nfQToHSfnt
— Carrollton TX Police (@CarrolltonTXPD) October 19, 2022
82-year-old Phillip Parker of Carrollton, the driver who hit officer Nothem was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officer Nothem is survived by his wife, a 13-year-old son, twin 6-year-old sons, a 1-year-old-daughter, and many extended family members, police said.
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