San Diego police officer killed in off-duty traffic accident
A San Diego police officer was killed early Saturday morning in an off-duty traffic accident on Interstate 15, the Police Department said.
Jason Prokop, 34, a five-year veteran, was traveling south on I-15 when he was involved in a collision about 3:15 a.m. He left his car to render aid to the other motorist and was hit by a southbound car, said Lt. Andra Brown.
A second person -- as yet unidentified -- was also killed in a chain reaction of four collisions involving multiple cars.
The California Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.
-- Tony Perry in San Diego