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Today We Remember Sgt. Hector Ayala (1979 - 2010)

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, April 3, 2012

On Sunday, April 4, 2010, at approximately 2:21 a.m., 4th District officers were responding to assist an officer called to the scene of a fight.  While responding to assist his fellow officer, Officer Hector Ayala was involved in a single-vehicle collision.

The investigation revealed that Officer Ayala, a 4th District midnight officer, was westbound on Randolph Road approaching Denley Road.  The officer's 2003 Ford Crown Victoria left the roadway and struck a tree on the right side of the roadway in the 3000 block of Randolph Road.  Other officers responding to the fight call stopped to assist him and summoned Fire/Rescue personnel.  Officer Ayala was transported to Holy Cross Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Officer Ayala received a posthumous promotion to Sergeant.  He was a seven-year veteran of the Montgomery County Police Department.

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Release ID: 12-022
Media Contact: mcpnews 
Categories: remembrances, uncategorized