Officer Responding to a Teen who was Struck by a Car, Ran Over Him Again, Killing Him

By Matt Agorist Kaumakani, HI — A family is grieving after losing their teenage son after he was run over by a police vehicle Saturday night.
Michael Kocher Jr., 19, of Hanapepe was walking down the street around 9:35 p.m., just east of the Kaumakani Post Office, when he was struck by an eastbound Toyota Corolla, according to the Garden Island.
The driver of the Corolla stopped and remained on the scene.
According to witnesses, all traffic had come to a stop after Kocher was hit. A woman in a car several cars behind the car that first hit Kocher, got out and was trying to …read more