William Mathews

Fargo Officers Attend Funeral for Slain Wayzata Officer

Officer William Mathews died at the scene of a crash on September 8th

WAYZATA, Minn. — A Minnesota community coming together to say goodbye to a fallen officer. Wayzata police officer Bill Matthews was killed after being struck by a vehicle last week on the highway while he was removing debris. 54-year-old Beth Freeman has been charged in Matthews’ death. Investigators said she had been on her cell phone and was under the…

“What Have I Done?” Woman Who Fatally Hit Minnesota Police Officer Did Not Have a License

The officer had turned on the flashing emergency lights on his squad car to indicate that traffic should move over for him

WAYZATA, Minn. — The driver who fatally hit a Wayzata, Minnesota police officer on Highway 12 has been charged with criminal vehicular homicide. Officer William “Bill” Mathews was removing debris off the highway when he was struck by 54-year-old Beth Freeman of Mound. The officer had turned on the flashing emergency lights on his squad car to indicate that traffic…

Wayzata Police Officer Hit and Killed by a Vehicle

Authorities say the driver stopped immediately and was cooperative with officers

WAYZATA, Minn. — The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office confirmed a Wayzata officer has died after being hit by a vehicle. Authorities said Officer William Mathews was hit and killed while removing debris from Highway 12. The driver was a 54-year-old woman who officials said stopped immediately and was cooperative. She had an expired license and a history of traffic violations….