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TN Trooper dies on duty

January 25, 2013


Trooper Michael Slagle

"His patrol car slid off the roadway after striking a patch of ice. Despite being stuck in his vehicle, he was able to notify dispatchers of the crash and rescue crews were sent to the scene. A responding fire truck slid on the same patch of ice and flipped over on top of his patrol car while he was still inside. At some point during the incident Trooper Slagle suffered a fatal heart attack."

Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper Slagle dies following Knox County crash
http://www.thedailytimes.com/Local_News/story/Tennessee-Highway-Patrol-T...

Tenn. cop killed after fire truck flips onto cruiser
http://www.policeone.com/officer-down/6100103-Michael-Slagle/

THP Trooper Dies While On Duty In Knox County
http://www.newschannel5.com/story/20708220/thp-trooper-dies-while-on-dut...

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