Ocala police officer killed in off-duty motorcycle crash

The Ocala Police Department is mourning the loss of one of their own after a fatal off-duty crash Thursday night.

The Florida Highway Patrol says Officer Daniel Wagner was killed in a motorcycle accident. Wagner was off-duty when he crashed while heading west on 95th Street.

No other vehicle was involved in the accident.

The police department wrote a tribute to Officer Wagner on their Facebook page.

"It is with great sadness today we say that one of our officers was killed last night in a single vehicle traffic accident."

"Our hearts are heavy as we come together in remembrance of the kindness and professionalism of Officer Wagner. In times like this we ask for thoughts and prayers for his family and for the many lives that Officer Wagner impacted as part of our OPD family. Continue to love and support each other. 💙🖤"