Off-duty Seattle police officer struck, killed on I-5 after stopping to help car accident

(KIRO 7)

An off-duty Seattle police officer was struck and killed early Sunday when she stopped to assist in an accident on I-5.

And just moments after being struck, her vehicle was stolen.

The officer had stopped to assist one of two accidents that happened late last night. When she stepped out of her vehicle, she was immediately struck and killed.

Now Seattle police are mourning their own.

KIRO 7 has confirmed the officer is Alexandra Harris, a five-year veteran.

The men who held a news conference announcing the tragedy have many years of experience in law enforcement. Yet, they were obviously upset

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