NORTON SHORES, Mich. — A 10-year veteran officer of the Norton Shores Police department has died from injuries sustained during a crash in his police cruiser Wednesday morning.
The officer killed in the crash has been identified as 34-year-old Jonathan Ginka. Police say Ginka was driving south on Henry Street south of Ross Road at about 2:30 a.m. when his vehicle left the road and struck a tree.
He was taken to the hospital and later died.
The officer leaves behind a wife and two kids, according to police. Michigan State Police will be investigating this crash.