Bakersfield police officer killed in crash during pursuit
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KABC) —
A Bakersfield police officer with ties to Burbank was killed Friday in the line of duty.
Officer David Nelson died when his police cruiser crashed into a wall during a pursuit. He was 26.
Burbank and Glendale police officers saluted the van carrying Nelson’s remains to forest Lawn Memorial Park.
— Chief Charlie Beck (@LAPDChiefBeck) June 27, 2015
Nelson worked as a Burbank police cadet from 2008 to 2012 before joining Bakersfied Police Department two years ago. He attended Burbank High School.
City News Service contributed to this report.
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