LADOT Traffic Officer Struck, Killed While Working in Van Nuys

Local news
This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

A Los Angeles Department of Transportation traffic officer was killed Friday morning when he was struck by a vehicle that was involved in a collision.

The officer was outside of his vehicle issuing a parking citation in Van Nuys when he was struck about 7:20 a.m. in the 15200 block of Victory Boulevard, said Los Angeles Police Department spokesman Tony Im.

The officer was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, Im said.

“His death is a reminder that our 546 Traffic Officers faithfully serve the city of Los Angeles while putting their own lives on the line every day,” LADOT tweeted in a statement.

Read the full story on LATimes.com.

Most Popular

Latest News

More News