Off-duty Aurora officer killed in weekend car crash identified – The Denver Post

AURORA – The chief of police for the Aurora Police Department has identified an off-duty officer killed in a car crash over the weekend.

Chief Vanessa Wilson said in a tweet Monday evening that 25-year-old Mikaela M. Lakin was struck and killed in a crash at S. Aurora Parkway and E. Arapahoe Road while off-duty Friday night.

A post on the Aurora Police Department blog states Lakin was riding a motorcycle eastbound on E. Arapahoe Road when the driver of a Honda Pilot made a left turn from westbound E. Arapahoe Road and failed to yield to Lakin, who had the right-of-way, causing the crash. Lakin died at the scene.

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