Fla. LEO killed in rollover crash

The LEO drove off a roadway and overturned into an adjacent canal, dying from his injuries at a local hospital

Duty Death: Lt. Joseph Johnson - [Seminole Police Department, Florida]

End of Service: 05/30/2019

By PoliceOne Staff

SOUTH BAY, Fla. — A Florida lieutenant was killed in a vehicle crash on Wednesday.

According to the Officer Down Memorial Page, Lt. Joseph Johnson was driving around 10 p.m. when his vehicle drove off a roadway and overturned into an adjacent canal.

First responders were able to remove Johnson from the vehicle and transport him to a local hospital, but he succumbed to his injuries around midnight.

Johnson was a U.S. Army veteran and served with the Seminole Police Department for 10 years. He survived by his wife, two children, three grandkids and three siblings.


Our hearts are heavy over the tremendous loss the Seminole Police Department suffered this week. Lieutenant Joseph P....

Posted by Florida Police Chiefs Association, (FPCA) on Friday, May 31, 2019


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