Dallas officer dies after car accident during alleged street race

Posted at 2:51 PM, Dec 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-26 15:51:47-05

DALLAS — A Dallas officer that crashed while speeding down Mockingbird Lane has died, according to FOX4 in Dallas.

The Dallas Police Department said that Officer Joseph George died on Tuesday. He was a four year veteran of the department and assigned to the Northeast Patrol Division.

FOX4 obtained video that showed the officer apparently racing his Mustang with a white Suzuki.

He lost control of his car, hit a tree in front of a home and the vehicle burst into flames.

Police are still looking for the driver of the white Suzuki.