Serving police officer killed in off-duty crash in Staffordshire
Written by The Newsroom on August 28, 2019
A motorcyclist who died in a crash in Staffordshire was a serving police officer, a force has confirmed.
Luke Van De Sande, from north Staffordshire, was riding his orange KTM motorcycle towards Cold Meece, near Stone, when his bike left the road at about 11:10 BST on Tuesday.
The 28-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.
Staffordshire Police said that no other vehicle was involved and the officer was off-duty at the time.
In a statement the force said: “Specialist officers are supporting his family at this difficult time, who have asked for privacy whilst they come to terms with his tragic death.”
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