Police chief: Cincinnati-area officer killed in crash during chase

Springdale Mayor Doyle Webster says 33-year-old Kaia Grant is the first police fatality in the line of duty in the city's history. (Image Courtesy: Cincinnati Police Dept.)
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SPRINGDALE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in Ohio say a police officer in a Cincinnati suburb was killed when a suspect collided with her vehicle during a chase.

Springdale Mayor Doyle Webster says 33-year-old Kaia Grant is the first police fatality in the line of duty in the city's history.

The Saturday night crash also injured a sergeant, who was treated and released.

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Police Chief Tommy Wells says the chase began in another jurisdiction.

The suspect is in custody and a firearm was recovered from the scene.

Details about the reason for the chase and the suspect's identity weren't immediately released.