Police officer killed in hit-and-run

September 30, 2010

Greenfield police officer William Phillips was killed in a hit-and-run crash at about 12:15 a.m. Thursday along U.S. 40 in Hancock County. Phillips was on an off-duty night-time bicycle training ride with two other officers when he was struck by a vehicle described as a dark four-door passenger car or an older-model van. Police say Phillips was wearing a helmet, reflective clothes and had lights on the bike. Phillips leaves behind a wife and two young sons. Fox59 will have more at 4 p.m.