Statement from the family of NKU officer who was killed in accident

Sergeant Roy Sims
Sergeant Roy Sims

COVINGTON, KY (FOX19) - The family of Roy Sims has released a statement after the untimely death of the NKU sergeant.

Sims was killed when he was hit by a hearse while providing traffic detail at a funeral in Montgomery on Friday.

The Sims family would like to thank everyone for their out pouring of support during this very difficult time. The family wants everyone to know that funeral arrangements are still pending. As these arrangements are solidified, details surrounding the funeral and burial ceremony will be released.

 Sergeant Sims final act of service to his community was to donate his tissue and organs in the hopes of improving or extending the life of another.

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