SHIP BOTTOM - Retired Ship Bottom Police Sergeant Scott Barr was injured in a tragic crash on the Garden State Parkway on Saturday, October 12. Barr stopped to help at the scene of an accident on the Garden State Parkway in Atlantic County. In  his effort to save lives and help others, he was struck by an oncoming vehicle. Barr is currently in the Critical Care Unit in the Atlantic City Regional Trauma Center, undergoing multiple procedures and surgeries. Barr is married and a father of four. 

A GoFundMe page in an effort to assist the family that has given so much to everyone around them. The funds that are raised will help ease the financial burden ahead. Readers can contribute by going to the Gofundme site at

There will also be a benefit for the Barr Family on November 17 at 2 p.m. at the Manahawkin Elks Lodge.  The cost of tickets are $50.00 and includes beer, wine, food and music.