Funeral services held for fallen Nashville Metro Police Officer

Metro Nashville PD Central Precinct Officer John Anderson was killed in a vehicle crash Thursday morning. /: (Source: Metro Nashville PD via Twitter)
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) -- A funeral for fallen Nashville Metro Police Officer, John Anderson, was expected to be held Monday according to CBS affiliate WTVF.

The services were scheduled to be held at 1 p.m. at Cornerstone Church, 726 W. Old Hickory Boulevard in Madison. Visitation was Monday at the church from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Anderson was killed in a fiery car crash on July 4th.

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Katelyn Smith, Anderson's girlfriend released the following statement after his death:

"Understandably, we're all deeply grieving. John was one of the best people I've ever known. I truly could never say enough about John's character. He was an amazing father to his son, Gavin, and to my son, Liam, who he took care of as his own. He was an incredibly loving partner to me, and we were making plans for the future with such excitement about what was in store for us. I'm devastated that a senseless act has taken that all away."

Anderson's family was presented with the Medal of Valor on Monday. The medal is the department's highest honor.

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