Status hearing set for cop-hitting suspect

Hung Truong charged in Houston police officer's death

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HOUSTON - A Harris County Circuit Court judge scheduled a status hearing for a man charged in the death of a Houston police officer.

A hearing for Hung Truong was scheduled for May 21 to decide whether he will stay in custody in Harris County. He was charged with manslaughter in 2008.

Truong ran a red light on the Katy Freeway, hitting Officer Allen Gryder, who was directing traffic at the time, said police.

Truong was previously found incompetent to stand trial.

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