Calif. motorcycle officer killed in collision

28-year-old Officer Jordan Corder was thrown from his motorcycle after striking another driver

Duty Death: Jordan Corder - [Covina, California]

End of Service: 09/30/2014


By PoliceOne Staff

COVINA, Calif. — A motorcycle officer died Tuesday after colliding with another vehicle.

KTLA reports 28-year-old Officer Jordan Corder was thrown from his motorcycle after striking another driver.

(Covina Police Department Image)
(Covina Police Department Image)

Both Corder and the other driver, a 75-year-old woman, were transported to a hospital, where Officer Corder was pronounced dead, the Los Angeles Times reported.

Witnesses on the scene told KTLA that Corder was pursuing another motorcyclist through a red light when the fatal crash occurred.

Police are investigating the incident. Corder had served with the Covina Police Department for five years. 

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