South Pasadena police officer Kevin Sandoval, 23, collapsed and reportedly lost consciousness during a joint-training session in the San Gabriel Mountains on Tuesday, June 14th. According to on scene paramedics, Sandoval was already in a cardiac arrest when they arrived at the site. He was then airlifted to the hospital.
Shortly after being attended to, Sandoval was pronounced dead at 3:00 p.m. at Foothill Hospital in Glendora.
His death is the first at South Pasadena Police Department since April 21, 1944.