Riverside Police Officer Killed in Off-Duty Motorcycle Crash
A Riverside Police Department officer was killed in an off-duty motorcycle crash with a pickup in the Nuevo area east of Perris, authorities said Tuesday.
The crash occurred about 7:15 p.m. Monday near Pico Avenue and Santa Rosa Road, said Riverside police Officer Ryan Railsback.
The officer’s name was withheld, pending notification of relatives.
The crash is being investigated by the California Highway Patrol.
KTLA is reporting the police department confirmed that the officer was a male and he was riding his personal motorcycle at the time of the crash.
Law enforcement members escorted the coroner’s van during a procession that was carrying the officer’s body in Riverside on Monday night.
There was no report if the pickup driver was injured in the crash.