Decorated N.J. Sgt. Killed In Off-Duty Crash
October 14, 2013
Photo via Bridgeton PD/Facebook.
The Bridgeton (N.J.) Police Department is mourning one of its own—a highly decorated sergeant who died in an off-duty crash early Saturday in Pittsgrove Township.
Sgt. Christopher Blackburn died at about 12:45 a.m. Saturday when he lost control of his 2006 Ford Explorer on county Route 540. His vehicle left the roadway and struck a utility pole.
Blackburn was "an aggressive crime fighter" and a "dedicated father," Bridgeton Police Chief Mark Ott told the South Jersey Times.
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Evan @ 10/14/2013 10:22 PM
Thank you brother for all your dedication to our craft. RIP we got it from here Sgt. Blackburn and may god comfort your family and brothers in blue that are mourning your loss. Stay safe Brothers
Trigger @ 10/15/2013 4:16 AM
Brother Christopher, may the Good Lord hold you and your family close.
S.S. @ 10/15/2013 6:44 AM
R.I.P. Sgt. Blackburn. Thanx for all your service. My condolences go out to his family, and his family in blue.
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