Christie returning to New Hampshire after trooper funeral
TRENTON (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie will be returning to New Hampshire after attending a funeral for a New Jersey State Police trooper killed in an on-duty crash.
Christie is scheduled to attend Anthony Raspa's service on Thursday morning at St. Matthias Church in Somerset.
The 24-year-old was killed after his cruiser struck a dear while patrolling a stretch of I-195 in Monmouth County.
The potential Republican presidential contender will then return to the early-voting state of New Hampshire for another campaign-style swing.
He'll attend an evening fundraiser in Manchester for the city's mayor before holding another town hall event at a VFW hall in Derry.
On Friday, Christie will participate in a discussion focused on drug rehabilitation.
Christie says he will make a final decision about whether he's running later this month.
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