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Officers chased the truck on westbound State Route 516 near Meeker Street. At one point, the vehicle made a U-turn and sped off.
Washington State Patrol officials said a Kent police officer deployed spike strips. Preliminary information is that the officer deploying spike strips, Moreno was hit by a responding officer pursuing the suspect.
A second officer involved in the pursuit was involved in a crash and rushed to Harborview Medical Center, officials said.
Kent police said that officer was in critical condition Sunday morning.
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Officials said the vehicle being pursued later crashed near State Route 167 and one person was arrested. An unknown number of people ran from the scene.
Kent police said Moreno was an eight-year veteran of the department.
A post on the department's Facebook page reads, "his contributions to our department, and positive impact on his co-workers and the community, have been significant."
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Police and fire agencies around Washington state shared their sympathies Sunday with the Kent Police Department.
SR 516 was closed for investigation.
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