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Stanford Police Officer Who Hit And Killed Pedestrian Fired

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The Stanford mayor has fired a police officer who hit and killed a pedestrian in January.

Investigators say Officer Travis Richardson was speeding through Crab Orchard at about 90 mph in a 55 mph zone when he hit and killed 69-year-old  Howard Robbins.

Richardson never faced criminal charges, but the city held a hearing concerning his employment last week. On Thursday, Mayor Eddie Carter made the decision to fire Richardson.

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