California Highway Patrol officer killed on San Francisco-area suburb

FAIRFIELD, Calif. (KGTV) - A California Highway Patrol motorcycle officer was killed Friday in a crash involving a truck in the San Francisco suburb of Fairfield.

He was identified as Solano-area officer Kirk Griess, KGO reported.

Officer Griess was thrown from the motorcycle over a guardrail on Interstate 80 at North Texas St.

Law enforcement officers gathered at Northbay Regional Medical Center in Fairfield to pay their respects to the officer.

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