Bio & Incident Details
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Sergeant Rurico Rivera-Orengo was killed after falling from a bridge into a river approximately 45 feet below
Sergeant Rivera-Orengo and several officers had responded to a call of illegal drag racing when he fell from the bridge. A search began after other officers noticed he was missing. During the search, Sergeant Felix Rivera-Collazo was also killed when he fell from the bridge into the river.
Sergeant Rivera-Orengo had been employed with the Ponce Municipal Police Department for ten months and is survived by his wife and child.
Related Line of Duty Deaths
Sergeant Felix M. Rivera-Collazo