Benefit Planned For McLoud Officer Injured In Crash

Friday, January 2nd 2015, 6:34 pm
By: News 9

The general manager of McLoud's Love's Country Store said a benefit lunch will be held for a police officer injured in a crash last month.

McLoud police Officer Alan Smith driving a patrol car on Dec. 16 and was hit by a garbage truck on Highway 102 near Parkwood Road. The officer's car was struck on the driver's side, pinning him inside for nearly an hour.

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Officer Smith was critically injured and spent some time in a medically-induced coma. A press released stated Officer Smith has a 5-year-old son, a fiance and a baby on the way.

The benefit lunch will be held Sunday Jan. 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at American Legion #224 located at 129 N. Main Street.

It's $10 for adults and $5 for children under 10. All proceeds will go to the Smith family.