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LAPD Newton Division Officer Dies Days After Being Struck by Vehicle – NBC Los Angeles

A Los Angeles Police Department officer who labored on the Newton Division died Wednesday, a number of days after he was by chance struck by a motorist close to the scene of one other site visitors collision in South Los Angeles.

Officer Jose Anzora, who’d been with the LAPD since 2011, had been directing site visitors on foot close to Martin Luther King Boulevard and Wall Street on Feb. 26 when a motorist turned a nook and struck the officer, officers mentioned. 

The officer’s situation earlier this week was, “extremely fragile,” Assistant Chief Bea Girmala mentioned Tuesday.

She mentioned she had visited with the officer and his household at a hospital.

“Our hearts are heavy once again as we mourn the loss of Police Officer II Jose Anzora, Serial No. 40848, who passed away earlier today following a heroic battle for his life after being injured while on-duty,” the division wrote in an inside e-mail. “Our deepest condolences exit to Officer Anzora’s spouse, household, colleagues, and associates on this most troublesome time. His passing is a loss for not solely his brothers and sisters right here within the Department, however for the folks of Los Angeles for whom he gave his life. Jose is survived by his spouse, Heather, his mom and household.

“Officer Anzora began protecting and serving the people of Los Angeles in 2011, most recently in Newton Area, where spent the majority of his career.”

The Board of Police Commissioners President Eileen M. Decker additionally to expressed her assist with the next assertion:

“On behalf of the Board of Police Commissioners, I want to express our condolences to the family, fellow officers and civilians with whom Officer Anzora served and the entire LAPD family. This is such a tragedy and words cannot express the loss to all. We thank him for his service to our City of Angels and may he rest in peace.”

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