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Carver HS baseball coach David Pollard, 36, killed in collision involving stolen vehicle with alleged driver William C. Cross, 19, and police chase on Buena Vista Road in Columbus, Georgia

Modified Date: 
Sun, 07/14/2019 - 12:58pm
Accident Date: 
Monday, April 18, 2016

Carver HS Coach Killed in Crash

Three vehicles were involved in the accident. One of the cars involved was stolen and was being chased by police when it crashed into the car driven by Pollard. 

The suspect fled on foot. 

Stolen Car Police Chase Ends Deadly, High School Baseball Coach Dies

Officers were speeding after a man they said stole a 2007 Audi. The owner told Uko off camera that he was at work when a neighbor called and told him a man was snooping around his home and looking inside one of his cars.

Witnesses said the man driving the Audi hit a Chevy Impala, which Pollard was driving.

Large crowd mourns, remembers teacher, coach David Pollard at Sunday funeral

The sanctuary inside Cascade Hills Church in Columbus was nearly filled to capacity Sunday afternoon as the community gave thanks for the life of Pollard. 

UPDATE: Man arrested in hit-and-run that killed Carver High coach David Pollard

He is charged with felony murder, theft by taking auto, and homicide by vehicle 1st degree felony. He is scheduled to appear in Recorder’s Court on Thursday, May 5 at 9 a.m. 

Suspect's mother told pastor of son's involvement in deadly crash

According to investigators in court, Cross developed as a suspect when an anonymous tipster contacted police who knew Cross and went to church with his mother.

Suspect pleads not guilty in hit-and-run that killed Carver High baseball coach

William Cross was not in court Friday, but his lawyer entered a not guilty plea for him.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
David Pollard
William C. Cross


No more chases over material things Scarry,dangerous and deadly.

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