Ocala police officer killed in off-duty crash


Ocala Police Department

OCALA, Fla. (WESH) — An Ocala police officer was killed in an off-duty motorcycle crash Thursday night, authorities said.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Daniel Wagner was headed west on 95th Street when he crashed. No other vehicle were involved.

The Ocala Police Department paid tribute to Wagner with a post on the department’s Facebook page:

“It is with great sadness today we say that one of our officers was killed last night in a single vehicle traffic accident.

Our hearts are heavy as we come together in remembrance of the kindness and professionalism of Officer Wagner. In times like this we ask for thoughts and prayers for his family and for the many lives that Officer Wagner impacted as part of our OPD family. Continue to love and support each other.”

Ocala Police Department

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