Lakewood police say she is 39-year-old Donna Lynn Martinez.
Police say they pulled Martinez over on Colfax Avenue and Pierce Street early Thursday morning. They thought she was driving a stolen car.
Martinez tried to drive away with the officer's arm pinned inside the car. He was dragged briefly before firing one round into the car, hitting her. Martinez died at the hospital.
The passenger, 48-year-old Bernard Trujillo, was arrested for a parole violation. Police say they expect there will be more charges against him.
The officer who was dragged has minor injuries.
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