Fifty-year-old Lakeland police officer and Marine Corps veteran lost his life in a motorcycle accident. He was riding on his way to work when the accident happened.
Polk County officials revealed the identity of the police officer, Paul Dunn of the Lakeland Police Department. He was operating his agency Harley Davidson Police Road King motorcycle.
The accident occurred early in the morning sometime before 6 a.m., in south Lakeland; all lanes of Lakeland-Highlands Road between Clubhouse Road and Lake Miriam Drive were shot. Drivers were advised to head north on Polk Parkway and drive on Cleveland Heights Boulevard.
His motorcycle crashed with and drove over a concrete median. For now, there is no information if there was another vehicle involved in the accident.
Medical help arrived on the scene, and a nurse practitioner immediately started CPR; Dunn was transported to Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center. One hour later, he was pronounced dead.
The police officer was with the agency since 2013 and was a beloved member of their motor unit, said from the Lakeland Police Department.
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