ASU police officer dies in motorcycle wreck on Loop 101
PHOENIX – An Arizona State University Police Department motorcycle officer died Thursday morning in a single-vehicle freeway wreck, authorities said.
Officer Joseph Montgomery was a 13-year ASU Police veteran and is survived by his wife and four children, the department said on social media.
The collision occurred around 8:30 a.m. on the northbound Loop 101 near University Drive in Tempe, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety.
The motorcycle might have run into a wall, DPS spokesman Bart Graves said in an email.
Montgomery was pronounced dead after being taken to a hospital, Graves said.
The off-ramp to University Drive was closed while the scene was under investigation.
No other information was made available.
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