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Trooper memorial marker to be unveiled in Gary

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Indiana State Police say they will place a memorial marker for a fallen trooper Saturday along Interstate 80 in Gary.

Trooper Scott Patrick was shot and killed in the line of duty on Dec. 22, 2003, after being was dispatched to assist a stranded motorist at the Grant Street exit from I-80 in Gary.

The unveiling of the marker will mark the 10th anniversary of Patrick's death. A naming resolution filed by state Rep. Vernon Smith of Gary was approved by the General Assembly earlier this year.

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