California Health Care Facility (CHCF) reports the passing of Correctional Officer Shawn Romero.

Officer Romero succumbed to injuries he received in a traffic accident Nov. 13 while riding his motorcycle.

Officer Romero began his career with CDCR as a Correctional Officer in 2007 at the Richard A. McGee Correctional Training Center.

He also served as an officer at Deuel Vocational Institution (DVI) before transferring to CHCF in August 2013.