Superintendent Jose L. Caldero Lopez of the Puerto Rico Police Department in Puerto Rico sadly reports the death of Lieutenant Waldemar Rivera-Santiago.

Lt. Rivera-Santiago, 50, was killed while he was riding his police motor unit to police headquarters. Lt. Rivera-Santiago sustained fatal injuries in the crash and died at the scene. For unknown reasons, Lt. Rivera-Santiago struck the rear of a truck that was hauling milk. The crash still remains under investigation.

Lt. Rivera-Santiago served the Puerto Rico Police Department for thirty years. He is survived by his wife and six children.

Lt. Waldemar Rivera-Santiago-gone, but never forgotten. EOW: Monday, September 5, 2016.

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