CORAL SPRINGS, FLA. (WSVN) – A Fort Lauderdale Police officer was killed and a fire rescue officer was taken to the hospital after, authorities said, a car rear-ended their vehicle in Coral Springs, early Saturday.According to Coral Springs Police, 30-year-old Christopher Sheehan was at the wheel of a 1995 Jeep Wrangler when a 2010 Dodge Challenger crashed into him near U.S. 441 and Wiles Road, at around 2:30 a.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene.Paramedics transported Sheehan’s passenger, Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue Capt. Jacob Snowhite, to Northwest Medical Center with injuries that were not life-threatening. The 41-year-old remained in the hospital on Sunday.The driver of the Challenger, identified as 29-year-old Margate resident Joselyn Lopez, stayed at the scene. She was not injured.Investigators said speed and alcohol may have been contributing factors in the crash.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
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