Bio & Incident Details
Age: Not available
Tour: Not available
Badge # 13988
Cause: Vehicular assault
Incident Date: 8/5/1979
Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved
Offender: Not available
Officer Jose M. Torres was killed when he was struck by an intoxicated, hit-and-run driver.
Officer Torres was investigating an auto accident at an intersection when he was struck by an intoxicated, hit-and-run driver. The offfender was speeding and disobeyed a stop sign.
Officer Torres was critically injured and died of his injuries 15 days after the accident.