A Florida Panhandle officer shot and killed a teenage boy early Tuesday after the teen ran over another officer's leg, police said.
According to information released by the Pensacola Police Department, William Goodman, 17, was killed after an officer fired shots into his 2009 Chevrolet Corvette.
The injured officer was treated and released at an area emergency room and the officer who shot Goodman is on paid administrative leave pending an investigation by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, police said.
Officers were trying to stop Goodman after numerous reports that he was driving recklessly and at excessive speeds. They said Goodman fled from them at speeds approaching 100 miles per hour.
Goodman repeatedly rammed police vehicles after officers surrounded his car and tried to arrest him, police said.
The dead teen was scheduled for a court appearance next month on charges from earlier this year. According to prosecutors, Goodman killed a pedestrian in March while illegally passing another vehicle.
The Pensacola News Journal reported in August that Goodman, then 16, was charged with vehicular manslaughter and reckless driving with injuries in connection with the death of 66-year-old Michael M. Labelle of Sand Lake, Mich.
Police said Goodman was speeding through a residential neighborhood and struck Labelle and his wife when he tried to pass another car.