May 21, 2024

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Kourtny DeForitis of Taunton was the passenger of a bike that collided with a car early Saturday morning in Somerset.

28-year-old Kourtny DeForitis of Taunton was killed right into a motorvehicle crash early Saturday morning, police stated. Seekonk Police Division

A 28-year-old Seekonk police officer was one among two folks killed in a motorized vehicle crash in Somerset Saturday, Somerset Police stated. 

Kourtny DeForitis of Taunton was the passenger of a bike that collided with a car early Saturday morning, police stated.

Police responded to stories of a car that had struck a phone pole and located Taunton and the driving force of the bike unconscious within the roadway.

The driving force of the bike, Daniel Glover, 44, of Easton, was pronounced lifeless on the scene, in keeping with WCVB. Police stated DeForitis was taken to the hospital, the place she was later pronounced lifeless. 

In keeping with police, the driving force of the opposite car was transported to the hospital out of precaution.

Police stated the preliminary investigation suggests the bike entered the rotary within the flawed path and collided with the car.

The investigation into the crash is ongoing. 

The Seekonk Police Division introduced Defortis’s demise on Sunday morning in a Fb put up. 

“Kourtny had a selected fondness for the youth of Seekonk and may very well be discovered playfully interacting with them within the faculties and at group occasions, often with a brilliant smile on her face and a contagious snicker,” the division wrote. 

“The women and men of the Seekonk Police Division provide their honest condolences to Ptlw. DeForitis’ household and mates, as we additionally mourn the lack of one among our personal.”

The Somerset Police Division provided their condolences in a Fb put up on Sunday. 

“We wish to lengthen our deepest condolences to not solely the Seekonk Police Division but additionally Officer Kourtny [DeFortitis’s] household,” the put up learn.