GARDENA (CBSLA) — Gardena Police Officer Toshio Hirai, 34, succumbed to wounds sustained from a motorcycle collision while riding his police motorcycle to work Wednesday morning.

The death was announced Thursday evening by Gardena Police Chief Tom Kang at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center where Hirai was transported after the accident.

toshio 2018 e1542340309153 Gardena Police Officer Dies After Motorcycle Accident

The accident occurred in the City of Los Angeles near the intersection of 238th Street and Western Avenue.

Hirai was with the police department for 12 years.

Hirai leaves behind a wife and 2-year-old son.

A vigil is scheduled for Friday.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s