A car wash was held to raise money for the family of a 19-year-old Metro Police Explorers captain who was killed in a motorcycle accident involving a suspected drunken driver. Many residents supported the car wash that raised funds to pay the young man’s funeral expenses.
According to police, the young man was a criminal justice student and had been a member of the Explorer unit for three years. The son of a Metropolitan Police Department officer, the deceased young man had looked forward to someday joining the police department. The driver of the vehicle that hit him was charged with DUI.