The Honolulu Police Department regrets to announce that Officer Chad Morimoto, age 39, was killed in a motorcycle accident while participating in a training course.

Officer Morimoto was performing motorcycle escort training at Mililani District Park when he lost control of the motorcycle, fishtailed, and struck a curb.  He was thrown over the handlebars. The motorcycle then flipped over and landed on top of him.

Officer Morimoto served with the Honolulu Police Department for eight years and was assigned to the Traffic Division.  He is survived by his wife and two children.

Officer Chad Morimoto, gone but never forgotten.  EOW: Monday, July 20, 2012

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