SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a veteran police officer has been killed in an off-duty vehicle crash in Southern California.
Officials say Joshua Ray Burks lost control of his SUV and struck a tree early Saturday in San Bernardino, where he lived.
The San Bernardino Sun newspaper reports the 40-year-old was the only person in the vehicle. He died at a hospital.
The newspaper says Burks had been with the Ontario Police Department for two decades.
The crash is under investigation.