Widow of trooper killed on Mass Pike appears in ‘No On 4’ ad

BOSTON (WHDH) - The widow of a Massachusetts State Police trooper killed in a crash earlier this year appeared in an ad that opposed the legalization of marijuana in the state.

Trooper Thomas Clardy died in March after he was hit by a car on the Mass Pike in Charlton. Police said the driver who hit Clardy was a medical marijuana patient and purchased three marijuana joints before the crash.

“You’re going to have families that are going to be without their loved ones because we are putting people at risk,” said Reisa Clardy in the “No On 4” ad.

Statement from pro-legalization “Yes On 4” campaign:

“We express our sincere condolences to Mrs. Clardy for the loss of her husband. Question 4 makes no changes to state laws prohibiting driving under the influence of marijuana — that will remain illegal.”

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