California Highway Patrol officer killed on San Francisco-area suburb

Posted at 1:57 PM, Aug 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-10 16:57:11-04

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.