WESTFIELD (CBS) – A Westfield police officer was struck and killed by a dump truck on Thursday morning.

Jose Torres was working a traffic detail on Pontoosic Road when he was struck around 7:30 a.m., according to CBS 3 in Springfield.

He was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Torres was a 27-year veteran of the Westfield Police.

No other information was immediately available.


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