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PSNI Chief Superintendent Stephen Cargin has paid tribute to Constable Philippa Reynolds who died in a car crash in Londonderry, Northern Ireland:
Stormont First Minister Peter Robinson and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness have expressed their sympathy, after Pc Philippa Reynolds was killed when her patrol car was struck by a stole 4x4.
In a joint statement, the ministers said:
Police have released this image of Constable Philippa Reynolds who was killed in a road collision involving a stolen car in Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers has called the car crash that killed a young police officer a "tragic waste of a young life in sad and reckless circumstances".
"Constable Reynolds died as she went about her job keeping people safe in the community she served.
"I send my sincerest condolences to her bereaved family and colleagues. And I wish the two injured officers a full and quick recovery."
PSNI Chief Superintendent Stephen Cargin said he believes Pc Philippa Reynolds would have died instantly due to the force of the crash.
Ms Reynolds is believed to have been sitting in the rear driver's side seat when the unmarked police car was hit side on.
The commander of a policewoman killed when her patrol car was struck by a stolen 4x4 said he and fellow officers were devastated at the loss of a colleague they all loved.
Chief Superintendent Stephen Cargin said:
Two men have been arrested in connection with the death of a 27-year-old policewoman who was killed in a road crash involving a stolen car.