El Paso Police Officer Dies Following Injuries Sustained on Thusday

An El Paso police officer assigned to the motorcycle unit has died following injuries he sustained in an on-duty vehicle accident on Thursday.

Officer David Ortiz was critically injured when he was struck from behind while on his police motorcycle following a chain-reaction accident on Thursday afternoon. 

Officer Ortiz was a 9-year veteran of the department and the second El Paso motorcycle officer to die in the line of duty in the past twelve months.


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