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POMONA, New Jersey (WPVI) -- A retired police officer who was hit by a car on the Garden State Parkway as he tried to help others involved in an accident was given a hero's send-off on Friday as he was released from the hospital. Outside Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation in Pomona, New Jersey, state police troopers and officers from 10 other local departments stood at attention as retired Sgt. Scott Barr wheeled himself through the doors with tears in his eyes. "He went through hell and back from this accident and we're just here to show our support for him," said retired Sgt. Jim Butler, who served alongside Barr in Ship Bottom, New Jersey. "I said I went out for a pair of shoes lik... Full story

29 February