Miccosukee police officer dies after being ejected in single-vehicle rollover crash

A Miccosukee police officer was killed in a single-car crash in Collier County.

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. – A Miccosukee police officer died in a single-car crash in Collier County.

It happened at approximately 1:10 a.m. Sunday, according to troopers.

Authorities said 43-year-old Officer Horacio Dominguez was traveling west on I-75 at Mile Marker 51 when his right rear tire suffered a blowout.

The officer’s cruiser overturned several times before coming to a stop on the grass median, troopers said.

Tragically, Ofc. Dominguez was ejected from his vehicle during the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to Miccosukee police, Ofc. Dominguez was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and Army National Guard.

He is survived by his wife and young daughter.


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