Memorial service to be held for Collier deputy killed in crash

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(Collier County Sheriff’s Office)

NAPLES, Fla.- A memorial service will be held on Friday for Cpl. Mark Lucente who was killed in a vehicle crash in May, the Collier County Sheriff’s Office said.

Lucente, 48, died in a crash on Interstate 75 near the Daniels Parkway exit while on his way to work, authorities said.

Lucente was a veteran of the U.S. Army and began his career with CCSO in 1999.

A funeral service and burial were held in Lucente’s hometown of Dayton, Ohio, last week. His family has planned a memorial service in Collier County with the community in mind, the sheriff’s office said.

The sheriff’s office adds it has been “overwhelmed with support and condolences from the community” since Lucente’s death.

The community is invited to attend the 11 a.m. service at New Hope Ministries, 7675 Davis Blvd., in East Naples on Friday, June 10.

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