NJ to Honor Fallen Millville Police Officer
Acting Gov. Kim Guadagno has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff Friday to honor southern New Jersey police officer Christopher Reeves, killed in a crash while on duty.
The flags will be lowered Friday in tribute to Christopher Reeves.
The 40-year-old Millville officer died early Sunday when a driver -- who allegedly was fleeing from police -- collided with his police cruiser. The driver -- who faces numerous charges -- and another Millville officer were seriously injured in the accident.
Reeves' survivors include his wife, who also is a Millville police officer, and their 2-year-old son.
Guadagno -- who is serving as the state's chief executive while Gov. Chris Christie is out of state -- issued the directive in an executive order she signed Wednesday.
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