Bridge and Tunnel Officer Thomas K. Choi

Bridge and Tunnel Officer Thomas K. Choi

Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority Police, New York

End of Watch Monday, December 29, 2014

Thomas K. Choi

Bridge and Tunnel Officer Thomas Choi succumbed to injuries sustained on October 20th, 2013, when he was struck by a vehicle on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.

Officer Choi was reopening the lower level of the bridge at approximately 7:45 am when he was struck by a vehicle. He was transported to a local hospital where he slipped into a coma due to severe head injuries. Officer Choi remained in a coma until succumbing to his injuries one year later.

Officer Choi had served with the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority Police for 11 years. He is survived by his wife, three children, mother, and four siblings.

Bio

  • Age 62
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge 2372

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Sunday, October 20, 2013

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John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 12, 2018

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