Monongalia County Sgt. Michael Todd May, 41, was killed while pursuing a vehicle,driven by Jerod Allen Green, across the West Virginia-Pennsylvania state line. The vehicle was involved in a hit-and-run accident along Easton Hill near Morgantown shortly before 1 a.m. Jerod Allen Green refused to exit the vehicle in Granville, then drove away with officers in pursuit.
According to Officer Down Memorial Page, the “pursuit crossed into Pennsylvania and the driver got onto I-79 southbound back towards West Virginia.Approximately one mile north of the state line the driver rammed Sergeant May’s patrol car, causing it to crash.” Sergeant May was transported to a hospital in Morgantown, West Virginia, where he died a short time later.
Sgt. Michael Todd May was a ten-year veteran of the department and leaves behind his parents and brother. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family. Jerod Allen Green was charged with homicide by vehicle.