A Hodgenville police officer killed in September during a vehicle pursuit will be honored Tuesday during a ceremony for fallen officers at the Department of Criminal Justice Training in Richmond.
Mark A. Taulbee, 43, was killed Sept. 16 while pursuing Jason Avis, 30, of Vine Grove on Ky. 210. According to Kentucky State Police, Avis was a suspect in a domestic disturbance.
During the chase, Taulbee lost control of his vehicle for unknown reasons. His cruiser spun clockwise and struck an embankment on the driver’s side before going airborne, police said.