Highway 99 to reopen after wrong-way accident that killed an Elk Grove officer

Southbound Highway 99 in Sacramento reopened hours after a wrong-way crash that killed an Elk Grove officer Friday morning. The officer rode a motorcycle along the Southbound Highway on his way to work. 99 near 47th Avenue around 5:15 a.m. when he was hit by the wrong-way driver, Police Chief Timothy Albright said during a briefing. Employees from the California Highway Patrol, local fire department and medical staff later worked tirelessly to rescue the officer, identified as Tyler Lenehan, Albright said. The officer was transported to UC Davis Medical Center, where he later died from his injuries. Lenehan, a US Air Force veteran, began his career as a law enforcement officer with the Citrus Heights Police Department. He later joined the Galt Police Department before finally joining the Elk Grove Police Department in 2016. Albright said Lenehan fulfilled his dream when he became a motor officer in 2020. Lenehan is survived by his wife and two children. “Officer ‘Ty’ will be remembered for his infectious smile, genuine and loyal heart, and love for his God, family, job and community,” said Albright. “As we breathe and mourn together, together we will remember the sacrifice of Ofc. remember Tyler ‘Ty’ Lenehan.” The other driver involved, who was identified as 31-year-old Jermain J. Walton of Sacramento, was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving and was sent to the main Sacramento County Jail on multiple charges related to a previous DUI charge in the Year 2018 advocated no objection. He was given an informal suspended sentence. A large group of law enforcement officials from across the area gathered at UC Davis Medical Center, where the officer was treated Friday morning before his death was announced. Patrol cars from departments representing Elk Grove, Woodland, Davis, and Sacramento were there to assist the officer, KCRA 3’s Erin Heft reported. Officers from the motorcade later escorted the officer’s body to the coroner’s office. “It is an incredibly sad day for our organization, for our family, for the Elk Grove community and for the law enforcement profession,” said Albright. Elk Grove Mayor Bobbie Singh-Allen said the community was in mourning and “we are heartbroken.” REAL-TIME TRAFFIC MAP (App users click here to view our interactive traffic map.)

Southbound Highway 99 in Sacramento reopened hours after a wrong-way crash killed an Elk Grove officer Friday morning.

The officer rode a motorcycle along the Southbound Highway on his way to work. 99 near 47th Avenue around 5:15 a.m. when he was hit by the wrong-way driver, Police Chief Timothy Albright said during a briefing.

Employees from the California Highway Patrol, local fire department and medical staff worked tirelessly to rescue the officer, who was later identified as Tyler Lenehan, Albright said. The officer was transported to UC Davis Medical Center, where he later died from his injuries.

Lenehan, a US Air Force veteran, began his career as a law enforcement officer with the Citrus Heights Police Department. He later joined the Galt Police Department before finally joining the Elk Grove Police Department in 2016. Albright said Lenehan fulfilled his dream when he became a motor officer in 2020.

Lenehan leaves behind his wife and two children.

“Officer ‘Ty’ will be remembered for his infectious smile, genuine and true heart, and love for his God, family, job and community,” said Albright. “As we breathe and mourn together, together we will remember the sacrifice of Ofc. remember Tyler ‘Ty’ Lenehan.”

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The other driver involved, identified as 31-year-old Jermain J. Walton of Sacramento, was arrested on suspicion of DUI and was sent to the Main Sacramento County Jail on multiple charges related to DUI.

Sacramento County Court records show that Walton received a previous DUI charge in 2018 to which he did not appeal. He was sentenced to an informal suspended sentence.

A large group of law enforcement from across the area gathered at UC Davis Medical Center, where the officer was treated Friday morning before his death was announced.

Patrol cars from departments representing Elk Grove, Woodland, Davis and Sacramento were there to assist the officer, KCRA 3’s Erin Heft reported.

Officers from the motorcade later escorted the officer’s body to the coroner’s office.

“It is an incredibly sad day for our organization, for our family, for the Elk Grove community and for the law enforcement profession,” said Albright.

Elk Grove Mayor Bobbie Singh-Allen said the community was in mourning and “we are heartbroken”.

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