GALLOWAY — Retired Ship Bottom police sergeant Scott Barr stopped to help a driver who was in an accident on the Garden State Parkway on October 12. He was struck by another vehicle.  

Read the initial story about this tragic accident here

Barr spent 139 days in the hospital and in rehabilitation center. He left the Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation on Friday and was greeted by a lot of friends, family and a fraternity of police officers who love Scott. This was a fine sendoff before he headed home to be with his wife and children.

Officers from Ship Bottom, Surf City, Long Beach Township, Beach Haven, Harvey Cedars, Stafford, Barnegat, Lacey, Ocean and Little Egg Harbor Townships were joined by the New Jersey State Troopers with a beautiful sendoff.