CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee (WDEF) – Officer Nicholas Galinger will be buried Friday in Ohio.
His family sent an affiliate to Ohio:
"It's with a big heart that we say goodbye to Chattanooga, TN. P.D. officer Nicholas Galinger, who was killed in the line of duty by a cart driver on the night of Saturday to Friday. Please, keep former captain Eric Mace and his family in your thoughts and prayers because it was his nephew. Viewing will be at T.P. White Funeral Home, 2050 Beechmont Ave, Cincinnati, Ohio 45230 on Thursday 02/28 from 12:00 – 17:00. The services take place on Friday 03/01 at 11:00 am in file at Mont. Washington Presbyterian Church, 6474 Beechmont Ave. Cincinnati, Ohio 45230 to the last resting place on Mt. Moriah Cemetery in Union Township. "
Galinger's uncle Eric Mace, who works for the New Richmond fire department, told the Ohio branch that the situation was extremely sad because Nicholas was pursuing his dream of becoming a police officer. He says that when he was hit and killed, that dream came to an end.
He says he's lost. Mace says that he does not understand how anyone could do that. He says that for 28 years he's been working in Fire and EMS, it's the hardest thing he's ever faced.