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Author: PoliceOne Members

By PoliceOne Staff

GARDENA, Calif. — A Gardena police officer died Thursday of injuries received in a motorcycle crash the day before, ODMP reported.

Offer Toshio Hirai, 34, was headed to work when his motorcycle was struck by a car.

Hirai was a 12-year veteran of the department, where he served on the SWAT team as well as on the traffic investigation unit.

“We are deeply heartbroken today,” the Gardena Police wrote in a Facebook post.

He is survived by his wife and two-year-old son.

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Update##### A candle light vigil will be held in honor of Officer Toshio Hirai in front of the station located at 1718…

Posted by Gardena Police Department on Thursday, November 15, 2018

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