Benefit to help Oklahoma police officer injured in crash will soon be held
MCLOUD, Okla. – A benefit lunch is being held for an Oklahoma police officer who was hurt in a car crash this month.
Officer Alan Smith with the McLoud Police Department was in his police car when a trash truck slammed into the side of his vehicle on Dec. 16.
A benefit lunch to help his family with expenses and medical costs will soon be held.
The benefit lunch will be held Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
It’s taking place at the American Legion in downtown McLoud, Okla.
Plates are $10 for adults, and $5 for children under age 10.
All proceeds will go to the Smith family.
Smith has a 5-year-old son, a fiancé and a baby on the way.
There is also a GoFundMe page to support Officer Smith in his recovery.
The donation page says that Officer Smith was on duty during the time of the crash and has been with the police department for about three years.
The page states that doctors say Smith will survive, but will have a long road of recovery ahead of him.
According to the site, Smith has a 5-year-old son, a fiancé and a new baby on the way.
“Please give from your heart as he’s always been prepared to give the ultimate for us.” – Officer Alan Smith’s GoFundMe page