Manhattan Corner Named for Officer Killed on 9/11

East 20th Street and Second Avenue was renamed for Glen Pettit Saturday

Sunday, Dec 2, 2012  |  Updated 9:11 AM EDT
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Manhattan Corner Named for Officer Killed on 9/11

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A Manhattan street corner has been renamed for a police officer and journalist who died on the south tower on 9/11.
 
East 20th Street and Second Avenue was renamed for Glen Pettit Saturday. The corner is near the police academy, where Pettit used to make instructional videos for recruits, Newsday reports.

  Pettit was a former videographer for News 12 Long Island and freelance photographer for Newsday. He was assigned to the NYPD's video production unit at the time of the terrorist attacks, Newsday reports he was last seen running into the south tower before it collapsed.
 
Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly presided over the dedication ceremony attended by Pettit's family.
 

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