Calling hours held Thursday for New Haven police officer killed in Las Vegas crash

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(WTNH) — Calling hours were held Thursday for the New Haven police officer who died in a crash in Las Vegas last week. In the meantime, the colleague driving the vehicle in that deadly crash is facing DUI charges and has posted bond.

35-year-old Officer Joshua Castellano was ejected from the Rolls Royce fellow New Haven officer Robert Ferraro was driving at the time of the crash.

Calling hours for Castellano were held Thursday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the West Haven Funeral Home.

His funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Mary’s Church in New Haven. Due to COVID-19, everyone is asked to wear a mask indoors.

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As for Ferraro, he appeared in court Thursday. He has posted bond and will be allowed to come back to Connecticut.

Ferraro has also been placed on administrative leave, pending an investigation.

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