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Tyrone police officer dies suddenly at age 44

By: WJAC Web Staff

ALTOONA, Pa. -- Altoona police said Christopher Amerine, 44, a local officer died Sunday afternoon after suffering a sudden medical emergency while playing basketball.

Numerous attempts were made to resuscitate him but there was no response.

Amerine was employed by the Tyrone Borough Police Department and by the Altoona Area School District Police.

Amerine was a devoted husband, father and family man.

[Picture Courtesy: Altoona Police Department]

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