ASU police officer dies right after motorbike hits wall on Loop 101

Joseph Montgomery

An Arizona State College law enforcement officer died after a crash on his way to perform Thursday morning in Tempe.

In accordance to ASU Police spokesperson Adam Wolfe, the crash occurred about 8:30 a.m. on Loop 101 near College Push.

The officer, later determined as Joseph Montgomery, was on a bike heading to the department at the time of the collision.

Montgomery was taken to Banner Desert Medical Middle wherever he later died, in accordance to the Arizona Office of General public Security.

The division mentioned Montgomery appears to have “struck a wall” even though exiting the University ramp, which has been closed for investigation.