Md. LEO dies after being struck by vehicle

Officer Christine Peters, 49, was on foot assisting in a crash when she was struck by a passing vehicle on Jan. 2

Duty Death: Christine Peters - [Maryland]

End of Service: 01/14/2021


By Police1 Staff

GREENBELT, Md. – An officer succumbed to her injuries Thursday after being struck by a vehicle earlier this month.

Greenbelt Master Police Officer Christine Peters, 49, was on foot assisting in a crash when she was struck by a passing vehicle on Jan. 2. She was transported to a hospital where she died Thursday.

(Photo/Greenbelt Police Department)

According to NBC 4, the driver remained on the scene and the crash is currently under investigation.

Peters was an officer for 22 years.  

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