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Police Officer Richard Lopez performed search and recovery duties in the aftermath of the terrorist attack at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Police Officer Lopez succumbed to his illness stemming from his assignment on June 24, 2018. Officer Lopez is the sixth officer fatality from the state of New York in 2018.