Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Officer Jose Torres Age: 53 years old Tour: 27 years Westfield Police End of Watch: Thursday, July 26, 2012
Obituary
Police Officer Jose Torres was struck and killed by a dump truck while directing traffic at a construction site near the intersection of Pontoosic and Little River Roads at approximately 7:30 am.

He was transported to Baystate Medical Center, where he succumbed to his injuries approximately two hours later.

Officer Torres was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the Westfield Police Department for 27 years. He is survived by his wife and two sons.

Remembering …

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The Massachusetts Law Enforcement Memorial will serve as a permanent reminder of their dedication and ultimate sacrifice.

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