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Ohio: Driver charged with Highway Patrol trooper’s death
Police have charged a man with the death of a Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper. Joshua Gaspar, 37, of Columbia Station, is charged with aggravated vehicular homicide.
Maryland: Maryland agencies, advocates receive $12.5 million to encourage roadway safety
Maryland police and roadway safety advocates won $12.5 million in federal grants to encourage safe driving.
Texas: Atascocita officer receives Star of Texas award
On Monday September 12, 2016, Sergeant Jeremy Talbert with Harris County Precinct 4 Constable Mark Herman's Office was honored with the "Star of Texas Award" presented to him by Texas Governor Greg Abbott. The awards were given to peace officers and first responders were critically injured or killed in the line of duty.
Kansas: Fallen Johnson County deputy honored at memorial service
Fallen Johnson County Master Deputy Brandon Collins was honored Thursday by family and friends at a funeral service.
Names added to Wall of the Fallen for 2015
September 14, 2016 / CHATTANOOGA, TN – The International Towing & Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum added 22 new names to the Wall of the Fallen during its tenth annual ceremony honoring towing operators who have died in the line of service. The names include those from previous years as the details of fatalities become known. In all, the Wall of the Fallen now has over 400 names of men and women who have lost their lives serving the towing and road service industry.
South Carolina: EMS supervisor on long road to recovery after being hit by truck
After being hit by a truck Tuesday while responding to a wreck, Greenwood County EMS supervisor James Glasby's second surgery went well.
Florida: Davie police sergeant grateful to be alive after being hit by car
Davie police Sgt. Patricia Ravine's back was turned when a 2014 Kia struck her as she walked along Interstate 75's shoulder while trying to reach a crash victim.
Connecticut:Wethersfield Officer Who Was Hit By a Vehicle is Back on the Job
Officer Peter McGee is back on the job. Wethersfield police announced his return on Tuesday.
Maryland: Bel Air police officer back on the street after being hit by car in 2013
On Nov. 20, 2013, Officer First Class Kayhla Hendren was directing traffic for the Bel Air Police Department during a minor fire call at Williams Street and Broadway when she was suddenly run over by a black Volkswagen Passat.
Pennsylvania: Tragedy Bonds PA Responders, Sparked Changes
West Hills Regional fire Chief Donald Blasko Sr. said much has changed since March 2, 2015.That was the day West End Ambulance Service paramedic Janice Keen Livingston was struck and killed by a truck while responding to a string of vehicle crashes in icy conditions on Route 271 in Upper Yoder Township