A Honolulu motorcycle police officer was killed during escort training on Monday morning.
According to local television station, KITV 4 News, Traffic Division Officer Chad Morimoto, 39, of Salt Lake was taking part in training near Mililani District Park when his motorcycle slid out from under him and hit a curb.
The officer was taken to Pali Momi medical center with critical injuries. He later died at the hospital according to the television station.
Morimoto had been a member of the Honolulu Police Department since 2004 and worked as a patrol officer in District 6 Waikiki. In 2010, he was assigned to the Traffic Division as a solo motorcycle officer.
The cause of the crash is under investigation, according to the Honolulu Police Department.
He was the third Honolulu officer killed in a traffic related incident in the past year. He leave a wife and two children.