Deputy Thomas Albanese Killed in Lakewood Crash on Del Amo Boulevard and Paramount Boulevard


Deputy Thomas Albanese Killed in Lakewood Accident on Del Amo Boulevard and Paramount Boulevard

Deputy Thomas Albanese Dies in Lakewood Accident on Del Amo Boulevard and Paramount Boulevard

Lakewood, California – Thomas J. Albanese, 41, has been identified as the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy killed in a Lakewood motorcycle crash on Del Amo Boulevard and Paramount Boulevard Thursday morning.

According to the authorities, Deputy Albanese was conducting a traffic stop near the intersection when his motorcycle collided with a silver car.

The impact ejected Albanese and he was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Albanese, a 7-year veteran of the Sheriff’s Department, was assigned to the Pico Rivera Station. The Lakewood accident occurred when he was working overtime. 

Albanese had also served at the Transit Services Bureau, at Men’s Central Jail, and as a field training officer at the Lakewood station. He was also a 10-year U.S. Marine Corps veteran who served four tours in Iraq.

The crash is under investigation.


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