El Paso Police release name of officer injured in motorcycle crash

El Paso News
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EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — Officer Daniel Rodriguez of the Westside Regional Command Center was the officer injured in a motorcycle crash on Thursday.

The 13-year veteran of the department was traveling north on Zaragoza as part of a funeral procession when a woman allegedly cut through the procession and ran him over.

According to a news release, another officer in the procession and a good Samaritan pulled the officer from the car and performed CPR. 

Officials say he is in critical but stable condition following surgery.

A blood drive is being hosted for the officer at the Westside Regional Command Center, 4801 Osborne Dr. until 3 p.m. 

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