Hero Down: Officer Christine Braswell Killed, Officer Bernendea Marc In Critical Condition

Key West, FL - Delray Beach Police Department Officer Christine Braswell was killed and Officer Bernendea Marc was critically injured while the two were vacationing in Key West on Saturday.

Off-duty Officers Christine Braswell, 41, and Bernendea Marc, 25, were riding a scooter on Truman Avenue at

Key West, FL - Delray Beach Police Department Officer Christine Braswell was killed and Officer Bernendea Marc was critically injured while the two were vacationing in Key West on Saturday.

Off-duty Officers Christine Braswell, 41, and Bernendea Marc, 25, were riding a scooter on Truman Avenue at around 3 AM when Lacy Morris, 31, made a left turn, striking the officers.

Officer Braswell was immediately airlifted to Ryder Trauma Center while Officer Marc was transported by ground and then later airlifted.

Officer Marc remains in critical condition while Officer Braswell succumbed to her injuries.

Officer Braswell was a well-regarded law enforcement instructor.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Officer Marc, the family of Officer Braswell, and the Delray Beach Police Department.

Rest easy, hero. We'll hold the line from here.

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