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Surrey RCMP officer killed in motor vehicle accident

Nelson Daily Staff
By Nelson Daily Staff
November 13th, 2012

A Surrey RCMP constable died Tuesday morning after the police car he was driving was involved in a collision with a large transport truck.

A approximately 5 a.m., Surrey dispatch received a call of an accident at the intersection of 148th Street and 64th Avenue in Surrey.

When emergency responders arrived they saw that the large truck had collided with driver’s side of Cst. Adrian Oliver unmarked police car.

Responders tried to get Cst. Oliver out of his car to provide medical assistance but were unsuccessful in their efforts.

The driver of the  truck was not injured.

“This is a tragic day for the Surrey RCMP and the Force as a whole with the loss of Cst. Adrian Oliver,” Chief Superintendent Bill Fordy, the Officer in Charge of the Surrey RCMP said.
 
“At this point, this investigation is active and on-going. The Integrated Collision Analysis Reconstruction Service have engaged with oversight by the Vancouver Police Department.”

Oliver was 28 years old and has served his entire 3 ½ year career as a member of the Surrey RCMP. 

“He was an outstanding police officer, with a great attitude and commitment to serve others,” Fordy said.
 
“He was part of an extended RCMP family and he will be missed.  All RCMP members and employees will be impacted by this loss and we are ensuring that proper support is available to them.”
 

 

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