Centre Police Chief Kirk Blankenship says that one of his officers was killed in a traffic accident Friday.
The accident happened Friday afternoon on Highway 35 and state troopers will investigate the incident. The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office says that the officer was on duty and one other vehicle was involved in the accident.
State troopers say that a woman and a two-year-old child in the second vehicle were killed. A second child was flown to T.C. Thompson's Children's Hospital in Chattanooga, Tenn.
Blankenship said he hoped to release more details this weekend so check back to MyFoxAl.com, Facebook and Twitter @myfoxal for updates.