Officer’s wife dies after being run over

Published 4:16 pm Monday, July 11, 2022

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A Greenville police officer’s wife has died after an argument escalated over the weekend.

“There was an altercation between two females at a gathering Saturday night in Butler County,” Greenville Police Chief Justin Lovvorn said. “Two of the females began to argue at this gathering and it escalated when one of the females got in her car to leave and struck the other female causing her death.”

Lovvorn confirmed the victim is the wife of a Greenville police officer. The two women involved in the altercation were not named by Lovvorn.

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The driver of the vehicle has been arrested. The Butler County Sheriff’s Office is handling the investigation.

No further details have been made available at this time. Additional details will be updated as they are made available.