Officer's memorial services today

September 11, 2008 4:12:06 AM PDT
Funeral arrangements are being finalized for Officer Isabel Nazario, who was killed in the line of duty late Friday night.

The viewing for 40-year-old Officer Isabel Nazario will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Givnish Funeral Home on Academy Road in Northeast Philadelphia.

A second viewing is slated for Friday morning at 7:30 a.m. at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. That will be followed by a funeral mass at noon.

Officer Nazario died Friday, September 5, when an SUV crashed into her patrol car.

Nazario will be buried in Puerto Rico.

Police say the driver of the SUV that hit Nazario's cruiser was 16-year-old Andre Butler and that he had stolen the vehicle. He's now charged as an adult with third degree murder.

Nazario's partner, Terry Tull, was behind the wheel of the police cruiser.

He has been hospitalized since the crash.

A memorial fund has been set up for Officer Nazario's family.

It's asked money would be sent to the trust fund at: 901 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA 19107.

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