Weekend benefit will raise money for slain Alabama officer Nick O’Rear’s children

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The Kimberly PD officer fatally shot during an interstate pursuit has been identified as Nick O’Rear (Kimberly Police Department)

TRAFFORD, Ala. (WIAT) — Happening Saturday, people will have a chance to help the children of another fallen Alabama police officer.

There will be a benefit singing for the children of Kimberly police officer Nick O’Rear, who was killed in the line of duty back in February following a pursuit with a suspect. O’Rear left behind two children and another who was on the way as of February.

The benefit will be held at 6 p.m. at Oasis of Hope Ministries on Warrior Trafford Road in Trafford. A love offering will be collected for O’Rear’s children.

This story has been corrected to show that O’Rear was not married.


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