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Living without Trooper Kevin Conner

Eleven months ago today the beloved, North Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper Kevin Conner was killed in the line of duty. Many memorials, salutes, and tributes continue to be made for Trooper Conner’s honor.

According to a release from the Highway Patrol, “At approximately 12:15 a.m. on Wednesday, October 17, a state trooper stopped a white GMC pickup truck for a speeding violation on US 701 near Sellers Town Rd in Columbus County.  The driver of the pickup pulled over onto the shoulder and the trooper made his initial approach.  The driver of the pickup then fired several shots, striking the trooper.”

Trooper Conner was an 11-year veteran of the North Carolina Highway Patrol Troop B District 5 in Columbus County. Trooper Conner continues to be remembered not only in Bladen and Columbus County, but all over the United States.

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