Yankees send flowers to Massachusetts State Police for fallen trooper

Messages of condolences and solidarity have poured into the commonwealth following the death of Massachusetts State Trooper Thomas Clardy last week.

A wake for the fallen officer on Monday drew thousands of officers from around the country, and on Thursday, a message of support arrived from a rival sports team.

Clardy, a 44-year-old married father of six children, was killed when a car struck his parked cruiser on the side of the Mass. Pike in Charlton on March 16. The car’s driver, David Njuguna, 30, of Webster, was seriously injured in the crash and charged with negligent operation of a motor vehicle and failure to stay within marked lines.

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