Fla. LEO dies in motorcycle crash
Paul Dunn, 50, was on his way to work when the crash occurred
Duty Death: Paul Dunn - [Florida]
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By Joe Mario Pedersen
LAKELAND, Fla. — A Lakeland police officer on a police motorcycle was killed in crash Thursday morning in unincorporated Polk County.
Paul Dunn, 50, was on his way to work at about 5:45 a.m. in a northbound lane on Lakeland Highlands Road, according to PCSO spokesman Brian Bruchey.
Dunn’s motorcycle collided with a concrete median between the north and southbound lanes, Bruchey said.
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LAKELAND, Fla. — The Polk County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly single-vehicle crash that took the life of Lakeland Motorcycle Police Officer, Paul Dunn. pic.twitter.com/PUtXiLAyw6
Dunn lost control, rode over the median and came to rest in the northbound roadway.
He was taken to Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center and pronounced dead at at 6:53 a.m.
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the accident. Deputies were not immediately aware whether another vehicle was involved.
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