JERSEY CITY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A motorcycle crash in New Jersey claimed the life of an off-duty police officer.
Forty-year-old Jersey City officer Morton Otundo was killed early Friday morning after a crash on Woodward Street and Communipaw Avenue in Jersey City.READ MORE: NYPD Lieutenant Shot In Ankle Apprehending Suspect In The Bronx
Police say he was making a left-hand turn when he collided with a Ford Escape around 2 a.m.READ MORE: Justice Department Says Russians Hacked Federal Prosecutors
The investigation into the crash continues.MORE NEWS: Police: Woman, 61, Killed In West Islip House Fire
Otundo joined the force in 2014.