Puerto Rico officer killed in car accident

Agent Edwin Pabon Robles was killed and his partner was injured when their patrol car rolled and struck a fence

Duty Death: Edwin Pabon Robles - [San Juan, Puerto Rico]

End of Service: 09/23/2016


By PoliceOne Staff

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A Puerto Rican Highway Patrol officer was killed and another injured in a car accident last week.

Agent Edwin Pabon Robles and his partner Jose Anes Rodriguez were traveling in their patrol car in the early morning when the vehicle hit a fence and rolled while exiting the highway, El Nuevo Dia reported. 

Agent Robles was pronounced dead on the scene. Agent Rodriguez was transported to a local hospital in serious condition and underwent surgery, according to the publication. 

An investigation is ongoing.  

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