Funeral held for NYPD Officer Richard Christopher, killed in wrong-way crash

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The 32-year-old officer crashed upstate, but had served the Bronx.

Family, friends and about 100 colleagues gathered Tuesday to say goodbye to an NYPD officer who served the Bronx.

Officer Richard Christopher was killed when he drove the wrong way on the New York State Thruway last week. Police say the 32-year-old's pickup truck collided with another vehicle, also killing that driver.

Loved ones speculate that fatigue played a role in the crash. They...

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