Correctional Officer John Abraham.

Correctional Officer John Abraham.

A correctional officer working at High Desert State Prison (HDSP) was killed Feb. 1 in a solo-vehicle accident near Reno.

Officer John Abraham began his career with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) as a cadet at the Richard A. McGee Correctional Training Center on Oct. 6, 2014.

After graduating Feb. 6, 2015, he reported for duty to HDSP.

“Our sincerest condolences are extended to the Abraham family, friends and loved ones,” wrote HDSP acting Warden M.E. Spearman in a message to all prison staff.