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Phoenix police officer dies in off-duty motorcycle accident

Posted at 1:21 PM, Dec 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-17 15:21:35-05

PHOENIX (AP) - Authorities say a 25-year-old Phoenix police officer has been killed in off-duty motorcycle accident.

Police say Officer Blake Newman died Monday night after his motorcycle hit a curb in Glendale and he lost control of it and crashed.

They say the accident occurred about 11 p.m. Newman was transported to a hospital where he later died from his injuries.