Line of Duty Death Officer Jose Torres
Westfield Police Department, Massachusetts
End of Watch: Thursday, July 26, 2012 Bio & Incident Details
Age: Not available
Tour: 27 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Struck by vehicle
Incident Date: 7/26/2012
Weapon: Automobile; Commercial
Suspect: Not available
Police Officer Jose Torres was struck and killed by a dump truck while directing traffic at a construction site near the intersection of Pontoosic Road and Little River Road at approximately 7:30 am.
He was transported to Baystate Medical Center, where he succumbed to his injuries approximately two hours later.
Officer Torres had served with the Westfield Police Department for 27 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.
Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:
Chief John Camerota
Westfield Police Department
15 Washington Street
Westfield, MA 01085
Phone: (413) 562-5411