CHP motorcycle officer killed in wreck on I-80 in Fairfield

A California Highway Patrol motorcycle officer and another man were struck and killed by a pickup-truck driver during a traffic stop along Interstate 80 in Fairfield on Friday morning.

The officer was identified as 46-year-old Kirk Griess, who served in the Marine Corps, was a father of three and was a 19-year CHP veteran out of the department’s Solano office.

The other victim was identified as 49-year-old Vallejo resident Jaime Bueza Manuel, CHP officials said.

The driver who plowed into the men was being treated at a local hospital, where he was being interviewed and was cooperating with investigators, CHP officials said. He was not identified.
Source: Local News