A California Highway Patrol officer killed in a shooting on Interstate 680 last week near Alamo is being hailed as a hero after his organs were donated to four California residents—including three from the Bay Area.
A California Highway Patrol officer who died of his injuries following a traffic stop shooting on an East Bay highway had his organs donated and is helping save the lives of eight people, according to the CHP.
As family, friends and colleagues of California Highway Patrol Officer Kenyon Youngstrom mourn his death, the loss is being felt by law enforcement agencies and those who have lost loved ones in the line of duty.
Officer Kenyon Youngstrom remained in critical condition until Wednesday evening, when he was pronounced dead at 6:05 p.m., according to the CHP.
A man who was shot and killed after fatally wounding a California Highway Patrol officer during a traffic stop on Interstate 680 near Alamo on Tuesday was originally from the Bay Area and studied and worked in computer engineering here.
The man who shot a California Highway Patrol officer on Interstate 680 in Alamo Tuesday shot the officer without warning in the head after a traffic stop, according to authorities.
A California Highway Patrol officer critically wounded in a shooting that followed a traffic stop on Interstate 680 Tuesday morning is Kenyon Youngstrom, the CHP confirmed Tuesday night.
Two Contra Costa County sheriff’s deputies were injured in a crash on Interstate Highway 680 near Danville Wednesday afternoon, a sheriff’s spokesman said.
A vehicle pursuit through several East Bay cities ended peacefully in Alamo Thursday night when the suspect surrendered to authorities, a sheriff’s lieutenant said.
One person died Thursday morning in an accident involving an overturned big-rig on an on-ramp to northbound Interstate Highway 680 in San Jose, a California Highway Patrol officer said.