Seattle officer killed in crash identified
By Scott Gutierrez and Hector Castro, P-I Reporters
A rookie Seattle police officer died early Sunday when his patrol car was broadsided by a sport utility vehicle at a Central District intersection.
The impact instantly killed the 26-year-old officer, a fresh graduate of the police academy who had been working patrol just two months. He was engaged to be married.
Seattle police Monday identified the officer killed as Joselito Barber. In a statement released just after 9:30 a.m., the department said Barber was described as caring and conscientious.
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