Police Officer Ginarro New was killed in an automobile crash at the intersection of Cave Creek Road and E Greenway Parkway at about 10:30 pm.
His patrol car was struck by another vehicle that ran a red light at a high rate of speed. The impact knocked Officer New’s patrol car through a brick wall and caused it to overturn. Responding rescue crews extricated him from the vehicle and transported him to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
The driver of the other vehicle was also killed in the collision.
Officer New had served with the Phoenix Police Department for two years and was assigned to the Black Mountain Precinct. He is survived by his wife, mother, brother, and grandmother.