Calif. deputy killed in crash while responding to a call
Deputy Anthony Redondo, 25, had been with the Imperial County Sheriff's Office for less than a year
Duty Death: Anthony Redondo - [Imperial County, California]
End of Service: 06/26/2021
By Suzie Ziegler
IMPERIAL COUNTY, Calif. — A California sheriff’s office is mourning the loss of Deputy Anthony Redondo, who was killed in the line of duty on Saturday.
According to KESQ, Redondo was responding to a call in an unmarked patrol car when he collided with another vehicle. Redondo died at the scene.
“This was a young man who had a very bright future in front of him,” said Imperial County Sheriff Ray Loera to KYMA. “Obviously it’s going to be a significant loss to the agency and quite frankly to the community.”
Redondo, 25, had been with the agency for less than a year.
Few details about the crash were immediately released and the incident remains under investigation. Five others were injured, according to the report.
A GoFundMe for Redondo’s family has been created here.
Our condolences to the Imperial County Sheriff's Office as they mourn the loss of Deputy Anthony Redondo who died in a traffic collision Saturday night while on duty. Dep. Redondo, 25, served ICSO for only 9 months. Our hearts go out to his family, friends and colleagues at ICSO. pic.twitter.com/j1mL6w5vde— Irvine Police Department (@IrvinePolice) June 28, 2021