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Updated: NJ Officer Killed In One-Vehicle Crash

Updated: NJ Officer Killed In One-Vehicle Crash

ODMP | Associated Press

October 25, 2010

Updated: TEANECK, N.J. – Police Officer John Abraham was killed in an automobile accident on Teaneck Road at approximately 2:00 am.

Officer Abraham was on patrol on Teaneck Road between Holland Terrace and Bennett Street when his patrol car collided with a utility pole, causing him to suffer fatal injuries.

He was transported to Holy Name Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries a few hours later.

Officer Abraham had served with the Teaneck Police Department for 17 years. He is survived by his wife and son.

TEANECK, N.J. (AP) — A single-car crash has claimed the life of a police officer in northern New Jersey.

The officer’s patrol car slammed into a utility pole across the street from Teaneck police headquarters around 2 a.m. Monday.

News 12 New Jersey reports officials have not released the name of the 37-year-old, 17-year veteran of the force.

He is survived by a wife and a child.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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