NYPD members honor officer Joseph Pritchard at football game against Long Island Panthers

Members of the NYPD traded in their uniforms for football jerseys to honor an officer who died in a car accident. Officer Joseph Pritchard, 30,

Officer Joseph Pritchard, 30, died last week after a box truck rear-ended his pickup on the Long Island Expressway.

Officer Joseph Pritchard, 30, died last week after a box truck rear-ended his pickup on the Long Island Expressway. (4/6/13)

LINDENHURST - Members of the NYPD traded in their uniforms for football jerseys to honor one of their own.

Officer Joseph Pritchard, 30, died last week after a box truck rear-ended his pickup on the Long Island Expressway.

Hundreds of people filled the stands at Lindenhurst Middle School in Pritchard's hometown to see NYPD officers face off against the semi-pro Long Island Panthers.

All money raised through T-shirt sales, concessions and raffles will go toward starting the Joseph Pritchard Scholarship Fund.
 

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