TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Acting Governor Kim Guadagno has ordered flags at all state buildings to be flown at half-staff to honor a southern New Jersey police officer who was 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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