PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police have identified an off-duty officer killed while riding a motorcycle in South Philadelphia. Police say 27-year-old Thomas Munz Jr. was riding a motorcycle head southbound on Broad Street when he came into contact with the rear driver’s side of a 2018 Gray Chevrolet Equinox just before 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Munz Jr. was ejected from the motorcycle and landed on the roadway. He later died from his injuries.READ MORE: Montgomery County Officer Grazed By Bullet During Philly’s 4th Of July Fireworks Feels ‘Lucky’ To Walk Away From Incident
The driver of the Chevy Equinox did not sustain any injuries and remained on the scene.READ MORE: PHL Airport Receiving $24 Million In Federal Funding For Terminal Improvements
Munz Jr. was one of two officers involved in the 2020 fatal shooting of Walter Wallace Jr. in West Philadelphia. Munz was never criminally charged in Wallace’s death.MORE NEWS: Derek Chauvin To Be Sentenced Thursday On Federal Charges
Police say Munz Jr. had been with the police department for four years and was assigned to the 18th District.