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Off-duty LAPD officer killed in New Year's morning crash in Simi Valley

Off-duty LAPD officer killed in New Year's morning crash in Simi Valley

An off-duty Los Angeles police officer was killed overnight when two cars, including one being used as an Uber, crashed in Simi Valley, authorities said.

Officer Heather Monroe was a passenger in the car that collided with the Uber at the intersection of Cochran Street and Sycamore Drive shortly after 2:10 a.m. Sunday, said Cmdr. Robert Brill of the Simi Valley Police Department. 

Both drivers and a passenger in the Uber were treated for non-life-threatening injuries at a hospital, Simi Valley police said in a statement. Monroe, they added, appeared to be wearing her seat belt when the cars crashed.

Investigators had not yet pinpointed what...

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