Fundraiser launched for fallen Lake City officer who died in crash

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LAKE CITY, S.C. (WBTW) — A fundraiser to support the family of a Lake City officer who died Friday hopes to raise at least $2,500.

Lt. John Stewart was killed during a car chase on Friday. His cause of death has not been released.

He leaves behind two sons, according to the fundraiser. Stewart had spent two decades in law enforcement after serving in the Marine Corps. He had also worked for the W. Glenn Campbell Detention Center, the Hartsville Police Department and the Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office.

The online fundraiser, hosted by Serve & Connect, has raised $250 for the family, as of Monday afternoon. 

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