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Edmond Police Officer Killed in Traffic Accident

Yesterday the Edmond Police Department announced that at 3:00 pm yesterday afternoon a police officer was killed in a traffic accident. At 10:08 am this morning the Edmond Police identified the fallen officer as Sergeant CJ Nelson age 38.

The department released the following statement on Sgt. Nelson, says “Sergeant Nelson’s passing leaves a hole in the lives of those who loved him and in the community of Edmond that will never be filled. Sergeant Nelson dedicated himself to his family and serving a community that he loved. Today would have been Sergeant Nelson’s 13th anniversary with the Edmond Police Department. Sergeant Nelson is the first Edmond Police Officer to lose his life in the line of duty”.

The full statement can be read here https://www.facebook.com/edmondpd. Abigail Ogle with KOCO News reported that Nelson was a motorcycle officer and he was killed in a multi-vehicle wreck on Broadway Ext. near 33rd in Edmond. https://www.facebook.com/AbigailOgle