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KSP Post 11 Honors Fallen Trooper

Date of News Release: 05/14/2014

From left to right – Retired Trooper Ronnie Turner, Wayne County Sheriff Charles Boston, Trooper Lloyd Cochran, Trooper Sean Dixon and Trooper Adam Childress

(London, KY.) - On Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at 11:00 AM, KSP Post 11 personnel placed a wreath at the grave of Trooper John Wayne Hutchinson, as part of the Kentucky State Police's annual observance of National Police Officers Memorial Week.

Trooper John Wayne Hutchinson, age 29, was fatally shot June 4, 1975, while making an arrest of a drunk driver in McCreary County. Trooper Hutchinson was assigned to Post 11, London and had served with the Kentucky State Police for two years. He is buried at Elk Springs Cemetery in Wayne County, Ky. In honor of his service and sacrifice, KY 90 in Wayne County has been designated the Trooper John W. Hutchinson Memorial Highway.