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Post 4 Troopers Honor Fallen Comrades

Date of News Release: 05/15/2013

Post 4 Troopers saluting fallen Lt. Willis D. Martin

(ELIZABETHTOWN, KY) -- Lt. Willis D. Martin, age 44, died April 26, 1977, in a vehicle crash in Hardin County. He was assigned to Post 4 Elizabethtown and was a 20-year veteran of the Kentucky State Police. He is buried at Hardin Memorial Gardens in Elizabethtown, Ky. In honor of his service and sacrifice, a six-mile stretch of KY 251 in Hardin County has been designated the Lt. Willis Martin Memorial Highway. Pictured from left to right are Post 4 Troopers Brandon Brooks and Brad Riley.

Post 4 Troopers saluting fallen Trooper Lee Huffman

Trooper Lee Trebu Huffman, age 27, was struck and killed by an automobile May 19, 1953, while working a vehicle crash in Hardin County. He was assigned to Post 4 Elizabethtown and had served with the Kentucky State Police for two years. He was survived by his wife and young son. Trooper Huffman is buried at Zachary Taylor Cemetery in Louisville, Ky. In honor of his service and sacrifice, KY 218 in Metcalfe County has been designated the Trooper Lee T. Huffman Memorial Highway. Pictured from left to right are Post 4 Troopers, Sgt. Kevin Burton and Brandon Brooks.

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