Edmond Officer Identified In Deadly Multi-Vehicle Accident

Authorities identified the police officer that was killed in a crash involving multiple vehicles Tuesday afternoon.

Wednesday, July 20th 2022, 12:14 pm

By: News 9


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Authorities identified the police officer that was killed in a crash involving multiple vehicles Tuesday afternoon.

Related Story: Edmond Officer Killed In Multiple-Vehicle Crash On Broadway Extension

Officer C.J. Nelson was driving a motorcycle at the time of the crash.

According to OCPD, the suspect was driving a utility truck that crashed into a group of vehicles that were stopped at a red light near Comfort Drive.

The driver of the truck, Jay Fite, has been arrested on complaints of first-degree manslaughter and second-degree murder.

Related Story: OCPD Arrest Suspect In Deadly Multi-Vehicle Wreck In Edmond

Edmond police said Nelson is the first officer to die in the line of duty.

The department said Wednesday would have been Nelson's 13th anniversary on the force.

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