Female Wildlife Officer Killed During Poacher Patrol

According to a South Florida TV station, "A Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officer was killed Saturday night in an all-terrain vehicle crash. Officer Michelle Lawless was looking for poachers and others who often target alligators and deer at night at the Rotenberger Wildlife Management Area in Broward when investigators said she struck a metal gate, while driving without headlights.She was pinned underneath the ATV for hours near the Broward and Palm Beach County line. She was pronounced dead at the hospital. The commission said there is no evidence pointing to foul play, but they are still investigating the death."

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