truck driver was found not guilty Wednesday in a case involving
the death of Shelia Twyman, a High Point, NC, police officer.
A judge found Bobby G. Scott of Guntown, MS, not guilty of misdemeanor
death by motor vehicle.
driving the tractor-trailer that collided with Twyman's patrol
car at a stoplight in High Point last Dec. 20. Reportedly, Twyman
was on routine patrol when the collision occurred. She was the
first High Point officer killed in the line of duty since 1928.
Point) News-Record reported District Court Judge William L. Daisy
said he realized Twyman's death was a loss to the community and
her family, but "wasn't persuaded that a jury would find
beyond a reasonable doubt that (Scott) ran a red light."
who reportedly saw the accident had conflicting statements, said
Scott's attorney, John D. Bryson. "What happened that night
was tragic, but it was an accident," said Bryson.