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NYPD officer passed away in 2004

Baychester street named in honor of Sergeant Keith A. Ferguson Way

Bronx Times

Family and friends of a fallen police officer gathered on Saturday, August 2 at the corner of Ely and Adee avenues to co-name the intersection as “Sergeant Keith A. Ferguson Way.” Ferguson died after suffering a heart attack on January 1, 2004. He was running to assist an officer who was chasing a suspect. At the time, he was on patrol in lower Manhattan as part of the NYPD’s anti-terrorism unit when he heard a foot patrol officer calling for assistance. He was a 17-year veteran of the New York Police Department. Family members were joined by Councilman Andy King during the unveiling of the street sign.

Reach Reporter Patrick Rocchio at (718) 742–3393. E-mail him at procchio@cnglocal.com. Follow him on Twitter @patrickfrocchio.

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