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Off-duty correction officer dies in crash on Bronx River Parkway

Posted at 10:51 AM, May 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-24 10:51:36-04

The BRONX — An off-duty correction officer was killed in a crash on the Bronx River Parkway Friday morning.

Officer Kaliph Manns left work at Rikers Island early Friday, when he was involved in a car crash, Department of Correction sources said.

He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead, D.O.C sources said.

Manns served as a correction officer at Rikers Island since 2015.

The Department of Correction offered their condolences to Manns’ loved ones.

“We are profoundly saddened to learn that Officer Kaliph Manns passed away. We mourn alongside his family and friends, and offer our deepest condolences to his loved ones,” Commissioner Cynthia Brann said.

The cause of the crash was not immediately known.