Photo courtesy of Colorado Springs P.D.
A Colorado Springs (Colo.) Police Department officer died Tuesday afternoon when his police motorcycle collided with another vehicle.
Matthew Tyner, a 13-year agency veteran, was a member of the Specialized Enforcement Motorcycle Unit. He was riding his motorcycle and conducting traffic enforcement when he collided with a vehicle on Austin Bluffs Parkway near Oro Blanco Drive.
"Today proved to be devastating to the Colorado Springs Police Department," Chief Pete Carey told the Gazette.