The Aurora policeman dies after a car accident on Friday

An Aurora Police Department officer has died after being involved in a car accident Friday night.

The officer died from injuries sustained in the crash, said Crystal McCoy, the department’s information officer. The officer, who was not identified, was off duty at the time of the incident, McCoy said.

“We respectfully request on behalf of the family to respect their privacy during their loss time,” said McCoy and did not provide any further details about the incident. “We will not provide any additional information related to the traffic accident to identify the officer.”

Denver 7 photojournalist Josh Whitston reported that there was a procession from Parker Adventist Hospital early Saturday.

An off-duty Aurora PD officer was killed in a crash on Friday. Details are scarce, but the procession took place early Saturday morning from Parker Adventist Hospital. @DenverChannel pic.twitter.com/Wt8U6BeB6r

– Josh Whitston (@JoshWhitston) September 19, 2020

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