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Hero Police Officer Mourned In Fort Lee

David Kurz, former Fort Lee police officer.
David Kurz, former Fort Lee police officer. Photo Credit: Fort Lee Fire Department

FORT LEE, N.J. — Members of law enforcement, first responders and citizens are mourning the loss of former Fort Lee Police Officer David Kurtz, who died on Tuesday.

"We are deeply saddened by the loss of Fort Lee Police Officer Dave Kurz, an exemplary officer who went above and beyond for the residents of Fort Lee," the volunteer ambulance corps wrote on Facebook.

"Our hearts go out to his family members and friends, and we send our condolences to the brothers and sisters of the Fort Lee Police Department."

"The Fort Lee Volunteer Fire Department sends our condolences to the men and women of the Fort Lee Police Dept on the passing of Officer Dave Kurz #190, EOW: 6/20/17," firefighters added.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you and the Kurz Family."

The cause of death was unknown as of Friday evening.

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