Navajo Nation officer killed in a head-on collision

Senior Police Officer LeAnder Frank
Navajo Division of Public Safety, Tribal Police

End of Watch: Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Police Officer LeAnder Frank was killed in a head-on crash while responding to a call in Apache County, Arizona.

He was traveling on Indian Route 64, between Tsaile and Chinle, when their vehicles collided. Officer Frank was killed in the crash. The occupants of the other vehicle were injured.

Officer Frank had served with the Navajo Division of Public Safety for 13 years.

Frank died instantly, according to officials; the passengers traveling in the other vehicle survived.