Colo. Motor Officer Killed In Motorcycle Crash
July 25, 2012
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.
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Jon @ 7/26/2012 1:06 AM
It's very sad when another officer dies, but an execution is stopped. There is something very wrong in this country when more officers die a year than inmates executed. When we get to the point when there is more criminals executed than officers dying every year, then we are getting somewhere.
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