July 6, 2009
Motor Vehicle Accident
Ontario Provincial Police Elgin Detachment
On July 6, 2009, Ontario Provincial Police Cst. Alan Hack was killed in a two vehicle collision. Cst. Hack and his partner were pursuing a suspected car thief when their patrol car collided with an asphalt truck at 1:20 pm, causing both constables to be thrown from their cruiser. Cst. Hack was transported to Four Counties Health Services in Newbury where he died. His partner, who was driving, sustained serious, but non-life threatening injuries and survived.
Cst. Hack had served with the Ontario Provincial Police for only six months and was assigned to the Dutton satellite of the Elgin detachment. He had previously served as a cadet with the agency for two years and as an auxiliary officer with the London Police Service for two years.
Cst. Hack is survived by his fiancée Donna McKillop.