Officer Woodson, 23, was
struck by a vehicle in the downtown area
of Kansas City and died three days later
of his injuries. Officer Woodson's unmarked vehicle was struck broadside by another vehicle that had run a stop sign. The driver of the second vehicle was cited for careless driving and failure to possess a driver's license.
Woodson had been with the Kansas City Police
Department for four years and was survived
by his wife, son and daughter.
Interred: Mount Washington Cemetery, Independence, Missouri.
Article by Brent Marchant