Incident DetailsCause of Death:
Officer Robert Markley was struck and killed by a drunken driver while directing traffic in the 8000 block of Indianapolis Boulevard which was the scene of an officer-involved shooting.
A hijacked truck was being removed from a snow bank when a drunken driver entered the area and struck Officer Markley. The 23-year-old male suspect was apprehended, but later was found not guilty of reckless homicide.
Officer Markley was survived by his wife, Diane; infant son, Ryan; and father, Raymond.