Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 27 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Struck by vehicle
Police Officer Jose Torres was struck and killed by a dump truck while directing traffic at a construction site near the intersection of Pontoosic and Little River Roads at approximately 7:30 am.
He was transported to Baystate Medical Center, where he succumbed to his injuries approximately two hours later.
Officer Torres was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the Westfield Police Department for 27 years. He is survived by his wife and two sons.