NYPD officer from Orangetown loses fight with cancer

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ORANGETOWN -

A community in Rockland County is mourning the loss of an NYPD officer.

The Orangetown PBA posted a photo on its Facebook page remembering Officer Patrick McGovern.

The life-long Orangetown resident was one of the officers who responded to the attacks on 9/11.

The association says he died as a result of cancer stemming from the attacks.

Officer McGovern served with the 49th Precinct for the NYPD.

 

 

 

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