WGHP-TV, Greensboro

LUMBERTON, N.C. — A Lumberton police officer has died after being struck by a car while investigating a crash on I-95 early Saturday morning.

WTVD reported that Officer Jason Quick was responding to a wreck on I-95 Northbound near Exit 22 just after 6 a.m.

Officer Quick was hit by a car shortly before 7 a.m., according to authorities. Quick was taken to Southeastern Regional Medical Center where he died.

REST IN PEACE: North Carolina Police Officer Jason Quick was hit and killed this morning along I-95 in Lumberton while responding to a crash. Officer Quick, you are a hero. Praying for his wife and children @WRAL pic.twitter.com/Yot3lSN7bP

— Mikaya Thurmond (@WRALMikaya) December 15, 2018

The North Carolina Highway Patrol and the Investigator for the Robeson County District Attorney’s Office are investigating the crash scene.

“Our deepest condolences go out to the family and friends of Officer Jason Quick,” the Lumberton Police Department said on Facebook.

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