Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 22 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Automobile accident
Sergeant Alvarez-Carrión was killed in an automobile crash at approximately 4:00 am while patrolling in the aftermath of Hurricane George.
The patrol car was travelling on Jose de Diego Expressway (Highway 22), in Arecibo, when it struck a horse standing in the roadway near the interchange with Highway 129. Low visibility and blackout conditions contributed to the crash. Two other officers were injured in the accident.
Sergeant Alvarez-Carrión was flown to a hospital in San Juan where he succumbed to his injuries.
Sergeant Alvarez-Carrión had served with the Puerto Rico Police Department for 22 years and was assigned to the Officer of Security and Protection. He is survived by his wife, son, and two daughters.
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