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Can of worms if a person can be charged with murder with no intention of committing murder from a vehicle across town with witnesses showing he had no intention of murdering an officer from across town, I'd like some ethical opinions on these scenarios that a conviction in this case could conceivably bring to fruition.

Lets say the officer who died avoiding a box in the road, was swerving to avoid a pedestrian instead. Would the pedestrian be guilty of murder, or would the man being chased in another part of town be guilty?

If the officer hit and killed the pedestrian, going over 100 mph in a city street with a speed limit of 40 mph, would the officer, the pedestrian, or would the man across town he was in such a hurry to chase down (who already was being pursued by other officers) be considered guilty?

If the pedestrian was hit and hurt, instead of killed, should he sue the police officer, department for their wreckless policy, or should he sue the man being chased on another side of town?

Just some possible scenarios that I think deserve consideration.


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