A Go Fund Me page has been set up for the family of Navy Veteran killed in a crash on New Year's Day. Christopher Williams died after being hit by a car on the 76 in Bonsall early Tuesday morning. He was hit by U.S. Marine Private 25-year-old Adam Barooshian, who is being held without bail on first degree murder and felony DUI charges. Police say Barooshian was driving on the wrong side of the road when he hit Williams, who was riding his motorcycle coming home from work.
Williams was married to Sarah Williams, who is a Public Safety Dispatcher at the Oceanside Police Department. The Oceanside Police Officers' Association has started a Go Fund Me page to help Sarah and the couple's two kids. You can go to the Go Fund Me page here.
The Oceanside Police Officers' Association issued this statement:
It is with profound sadness and regret that we report the Oceanside Police Officers’ Association has lost another one of our family members.On January 1st 2019 around 0354 hours, Christopher Williams the loving father of 8 year old Jonathon Williams and 5 year old Nathan Williams and devoted husband of Sarah Williams was tragically and senselessly killed while coming home from work as a member of the Security-EMT unit at the Pauma Casino, by a drunk driver.
Sarah is a Public Safety Dispatcher at the Oceanside Police Department and plays an integral part in the daily operations of keeping our city safe. While words cannot express the grief and pain we all feel as part of the Law Enforcement family, we all know that there will be harder days and times ahead.Having a member of your family ripped from your life without warning is terrible, raising two small boys on a meager public safety paycheck will be near impossible. Our goal as an association is to help our members in times like these. The bills will need to get paid, the boys will need to get to school, and Sarah will still have to work…only harder and without Christopher. Help us ease the financial strain and burden of this for Sarah and the boys.
We please ask that you make a donation to this GoFundMe account or please consider a check made out to the: Oceanside Police Officers’ Association for the Sarah Williams family written in the note section. Please send checks to 4141 Avenida De La Plata, Oceanside CA 92056.
Every year the Oceanside Police Officers' Association donates money and time to benefit numerous charities, groups and organizations in Oceanside and throughout San Diego County. The foundation is dedicated to serving and participating in our community. Donations will fund Police Memorials, Survivor Funds, Scholarships, youth programs, community outreach events, K9 units and much more.
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