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OKLAHOMA CITY – After a car accident left an Oklahoma City police officer and well-known MMA fighter in critical condition, a local fraternal order of police is hosting an event to help raise money and spiritual thoughts for his family.

Matt Grice suffered a severe brain injury after his car was hit by a distracted driver at a stoplight in Shawnee.

Capt. Dexter Nelson, with the Oklahoma City Police Department, said, “Matt’s been well-loved matt grice2by police officers. He is very, very well-liked.”

Click here for more information on the accident.

A local fraternal order of police is hosting a “Praise & Prayer Night for Officer Grice” on Saturday, Nov. 2.

From 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., members of the community are invited to head to the Eastpointe Community Church’s parking lot, located at 6801 S. Anderson Rd., to show support for Grice’s family.

From 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., visitors will be able to bid on silent auction items and merchandise with all proceeds benefiting his family.

A worship service will begin at 6:30 p.m.

For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.