LA County motorcycle deputy killed in crash

The deputy was not immediately identified


By Suzie Ziegler 

LOS ANGELES COUNTY — A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy was killed in a crash Thursday morning, according to NBC 4. The deputy, who was not immediately identified, was on-duty at the time. 

Sheriff Alex Villanueva said the deputy was a member of the motorcycle unit. 

“I can confirm this appears to be an unfortunate accident,” Villanueva said in a tweet. “This is all the info I can share at this time. Please be patient as we gather facts.” 

Aerial footage from local news helicopters showed a car wreck in the middle of an intersection. 

The circumstances of the crash remain under investigation. 

 

 

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