Perth Amboy officer killed in crash laid to rest

(AP) - Police officers joined family andfriends Monday in honoring a Perth Amboy patrolman killed in theline of duty. Officer Thomas Raji was transporting a prisoner to the MiddlesexCounty Jail when his

News 12 Staff

Aug 25, 2008, 11:15 PM

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(AP) - Police officers joined family andfriends Monday in honoring a Perth Amboy patrolman killed in theline of duty. Officer Thomas Raji was transporting a prisoner to the MiddlesexCounty Jail when his patrol car collided with another vehicleFriday. The prisoner and another patrolman were injured. There's a traffic light at the intersection and authorities havenot determined which vehicle had the right of way. Raji joined the police department in 1999. The 31-year-old isthe first Perth Amboy police officer to lose his life in the lineof duty. Raji's wife of three years, Marisol, is also a Perth Amboyofficer and is pregnant with their first child. Perth Amboy policeman dies in line of duty


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