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Fallen Troopers: Honoring Fallen Trooper Eddie Harris

2013-05-15 - Red Hill Cemetery, LaRue Co., KY - Photo by MTPR Norman Chaffins. Troopers saluting fallen Trooper Eddie Harris. Trooper Edward R. Harris, age 29, was fatally shot November 7, 1979, during the course of a traffic stop. According to a witness, Trooper Harris was struck first by a shot fired from inside the suspect's vehicle and again as he lay in the road. Trooper Harris was assigned to Post 4 Elizabethtown and had served with the Kentucky State Police for six and a half years. He was survived by his wife and three young children. He is buried at Red Hill Cemetery in Hodgenville, KY. In honor of his service and sacrifice, KY 3005 in Hardin County has been designated the Trooper Edward Harris Memorial Highway. Pictured from left are Post 4 Troopers Pete Binkley, Sgt. Kevin Burton, Brandon Brooks and Brad Riley. Paired Photo. See also: Fallen Troopers: Honoring memory of Tpr. Wm. Pickard
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