VALDEZ, Colo. (CBS4) – Law enforcement across Colorado gathered in Pueblo to honor a Las Animas County Sheriff’s deputy who was killed in a deadly crash along with two others. Sgt. Matthew Moreno, 37, of Trinidad, was killed along with Taelor Roybal, 23 and 1-year-old Ezekiel Valdez.

Moreno and two other deputies were responding to a domestic disturbance call when the crash happened.

Sergeant Matthew Moreno (credit: Las Animas County Sheriff’s Office)

A private funeral was at the cathedral in Pueblo on Thursday morning.

(credit: CBS)

Moreno had been with the sheriff’s office for five years. The crash is still being investigated.


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