Mount Vernon Police Department, Alabama
End of Watch Monday, August 22, 2022
Police Officer Ivan Lopez was killed in a vehicle crash at the intersection of Alabama Highway 59 and County Road 36, in Summerdale, at about 7:30 pm.
A pickup truck driving on County Road 36 ran a stop sign at approximately 90 mph and struck Officer Lopez’s patrol car, killing him instantly.
The occupants of the other vehicle were injured in the crash.
Officer Lopez had served with the Mount Vernon Police Department for 12 years. He is survived by his wife and two daughters.