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Florida motorcycle officer dies in early morning crash

Paul Dunn
Paul Dunn
Posted at 1:28 PM, Jan 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-09 13:32:09-05

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a 50-year-old Florida motorcycle officer was killed in a crash Thursday morning near Lakeland in central Florida.

Polk County Sheriff's officials say the motorcycle drove over a raised concrete median and lost control. He was taken to a hospital where he died a short time later.

Lakeland Police Officer Paul Dunn had been with the agency since 2013. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and two of his sons are currently serving in the military.

Investigators are trying to determine whether another vehicle was involved.