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Roxbury statue toppled

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6/22/2007

A statue of Christ the King lies in ruins on the grounds of St. Patrick Church in Roxbury. A speeding vehicle crashed into the statue causing it to topple and break into pieces early Saturday morning, June 16. The vehicles occupants were not seriously hurt. The statue was erected after World War II in memory of parishioners who perished in the war. Pilot photo/ Patrick E. OConnor

A statue of Christ the King lies in ruins on the grounds of St. Patrick Church in Roxbury. A speeding vehicle crashed into the statue causing it to topple and break into pieces early Saturday morning, June 16.

The vehicles occupants were not seriously hurt. The statue was erected after World War II in memory of parishioners who perished in the war.