Victorian Police Officer In Fatal Crash Identified

The police officer was taking part in the Wall to Wall Motorcycle Ride.

UPDATE: Victorian Police have confirmed the identity of the police officer as 59-year-old Senior Sergeant Victor Kostiuk.

Victorian Police have confirmed the death on Friday evening, after a crash during a charity motorcycle ride.

The crashed occurred near Orbost, in the Victorian Gippsland, at 2.20 on Friday afternoon.

Senior Sergeant Victor Kostiuk. Image: Supplied

It is believed a car travelling in the opposite direction veered onto the wrong side of the road, colliding with the male officer who was riding a motorbike.

The 21-year-old male driver of the car was treated for minor injuries and has been taken into custody.

The officer was taking part in the Wall to Wall Motorcycle Ride with his son, an annual event that commemorates fallen police officers.

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