MPD officer killed in crash to be honored with Sea of Blue, memorial service
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Memphis Police Department announced funeral arrangements for a fallen officer who was killed in a crash over the weekend.
Officer Christopher Scott “Scotty” Triplett was on duty riding his motorcycle on Hickory Hill Road when a driver turned and struck him. He died of his injuries.
MPD says visitation will be held on Thursday at Hope Church, 8500 Walnut Grove Road from 3 - 6:30 p.m. followed by a Sea of Blue beginning at 7:30.
The ride will start at Hope Church and end at the MPD Traffic Office on Austin Peay Highway.
On Friday, Triplett will be remembered during a funeral service at Hope Church at 11 a.m. followed by a burial at Arlington Cemetary.
MPD asks that the community keep the family and the men and women of the department in your thoughts and prayers.
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