Associated Press, Published September 02 2010
Off-duty Lakeville police officer killed in motorcycle crashLAKEVILLE, Minn. (AP) — An off-duty Lakeville police officer has died in a motorcycle crash.
Authorities say Sgt. Brigham Strole was thrown from his bike about 9 p.m. Wednesday in a residential area in Lakeville. A witness told Chief Thomas Vonhof that Strole's motorcycle was swaying back and forth just before it crashed.
The Star Tribune reports Strole was a 20-year veteran of the department where he has served as a member of the SWAT team, as a K-9 officer, firearms instructor and field training officer.
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