During a traffic stop on Donald Rickard’s white Accord for a headlight out, Rickard simply drove away when asked to get out of his car. Local police followed him across the Mississippi River into Memphis proper in a reckless, dramatic, dangerous chase. Officers finally put 15 rounds into Rickard’s car, killing him and his passenger Kelly Allen. The case reached the Supreme Court, which held for the police.

ID: 2342

Victms Name: Kelly Allen
Age: 44
Gender: Female
Race:

City: Memphis
County: Shelby
State: TN
Zip Code: 38107
Country: United States of America

Agency: West Memphis Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: During a traffic stop on Donald Rickard’s white Accord for a headlight out, Rickard simply drove away when asked to get out of his car. Local police followed him across the Mississippi River into Memphis proper in a reckless, dramatic, dangerous chase. Officers finally put 15 rounds into Rickard’s car, killing him and his passenger Kelly Allen. The case reached the Supreme Court, which held for the police.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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