Sergeant Christopher James Nelson
Edmond Police Department, Oklahoma
End of Watch Tuesday, July 19, 2022
Tour 13 years
Badge Not available
Cause Automobile crash
Sergeant CJ Nelson was killed when his police motorcycle was struck by a utility truck on Broadway Extension at Comfort Drive at about 3:00 pm.
The utility truck was driving at a high rate of speed when it struck Sergeant Nelson’s motorcycle and several vehicles that were stopped at the light. Sergeant Nelson was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
The driver of the truck was charged with manslaughter and second-degree murder.
Sergeant Nelson was one-day shy of his 13-year anniversary with the Edmond Police Department. He is survived by his wife, daughter, and son.
Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:
Chief of Police J.D. Younger
Edmond Police Department
100 E. First Street
Edmond, OK 73034
Phone: (405 ) 359-4420