Dallas cop refused to let NFL player see dying relative

By David Edwards
Friday, March 27, 2009 10:07 EDT
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A Dallas police officer is under investigation after he held a NFL player while his relative died. Houston Texans running back Ryan Moats was rushing to the hospital to see his dying wife’s mother. Dallas Officer Robert Powell refused to let Moats go into the hospital after running a red light. The relative died while Moats was held in the Hospital parking lot.

KVUE has more details here.

This video is from CNN’s Situation Room, broadcast Mar. 26, 2009.

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David Edwards
David Edwards
David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
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