MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A Miccosukee police officer has died in a single-car rollover crash in Collier County.
According to Florida Highway Patrol, Officer Horacio Sebastian Dominguez was traveling west on I-75 in his marked Miccosukee PD patrol car when the right rear tire suffered a blowout.READ MORE: Johnson & Johnson Single-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine Joining In The Fight Against Global Pandemic
FHP said Dominguez was ejected from the car after it had gone into a grass median, rolling over several times.
#RIP Officer Dominguez & thank you for your service!
Sending our deepest condolences to the Miccosukee Police Department for their loss!READ MORE: South Florida House Republicans Vote Against President Biden's $1.9 Trillion Pandemic Relief Package
EOW: 2/21/21 🙏🏼⚫️🔵⚫️🙏🏼 pic.twitter.com/2DWph662CF
— FHP Miami (@FHPMiami) February 21, 2021
Miccosukee PD said Dominguez, who was a Marine veteran and recently retired as a staff sergeant with the Army National Guard, leaves behind a wife and a young daughter.MORE NEWS: Trump A Dominant Force At Conservative Conference In Orlando
FHP said the crash remains under investigation.