Phoenix Police Officer Blake Newman was killed Monday night in an off-duty motorcycle crash. (Photo: Phoenix PD) -

Phoenix Police Officer Blake Newman was killed Monday night in an off-duty motorcycle crash. (Photo: Phoenix PD)

An off-duty Phoenix police officer was killed in a motorcycle crash late Monday in Glendale, AZ, police say.

Phoenix police have identified the officer killed in the crash as 25-year-old Blake Newman. Police say that Officer Newman's motorcycle hit a curb and he lost control of the bike. The officer was transported to the hospital where he later died from his injuries, AZFamily reports.

Officer Newman began his service with the Phoenix Police Department on June 18, 2018 and was assigned to the patrol in the Maryvale-Estrella Mountain precinct.  He is survived by his parents, extended family and friends. 

 

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