PLYMOUTH (CBS) — A day of remembrance continues in the Bay State as Plymouth first responders mourn the death of a police officer, killed on duty.

Lt. Gregg Maloney was killed in a motorcycle accident, Tuesday afternoon.Wednesday morning, black bunting was hung and members of the community slowly built a tribute to Maloney.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Karen Twomey reports

The State Police accident reconstruction team is looking for a cause along Samoset Road, where Maloney fell off his bike before it crashed a quarter-mile away. The father of two was riding with his partner at the time.

Plymouth Chief Michael Botieri says it doesn’t appear that the bikes touched and there’s no obvious reason for the accident.

Maloney was flown to Mass General before he died of his injuries. In Boston, fellow officers lined the streets as Plymouth’s force came to pay their respects.

Maloney joined the motorcycle unit in 2009. Funeral arrangements have not yet been announced.





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