The officer was identified by the LAPD as Jose Anzora.
Police Officer Jose Anzora passed away after succumbing to injuries suffered while on-duty. Our prayers are with his #LAPD family, colleagues & all who are touched by this extraordinary person. Officer Anzora, thank you for your service & rest in eternal peace. EOW: 3/3/21
— LAWPOA (@LAWPOA_LAPD) March 4, 2021
The crash happened last Friday evening near the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Woodlawn Avenue as the officer was trying to conducting traffic control in the area. Police say the driver stopped and is cooperating with the investigation.
At the time of the incident, LAPD announced the officer was in stable condition, and additional details about his injuries were not disclosed.
A procession was planned Wednesday evening for the fallen officer.
DEVELOPING: We will add more details to this report as they become available.
The video above is from a previous report.
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