Fallen Heroes Friday (July 6, 2018)

HONORING:

K9 Cade
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Hendricks County Sheriff's Office, Indiana

End of Watch: Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Age: 5

Tour: 3 years, 6 months

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DETAILS:

K9 Cade died after suffering from heat stroke while tracking a suspect in the area of Ronald Reagan Parkway and County Road 300 North in Brownsburg, Indiana.

Other units had attempted to stop a vehicle, which fled and led them on a pursuit. The subject drove to a woodline and then fled on foot into the woods. Officers set up a perimeter and K9 Cade was deployed to track and apprehend the subject.

K9 Cade began showing symptoms of heat stroke and was immediately transported to a local veterinarian. He succumbed the following day.

K9 Cade had served with Hendricks County Sheriff's Office for 3-1/2 years.

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HONORING:

Trooper Nicholas Clark
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New York State Police, New York

End of Watch: Monday, July 2, 2018

Age: 29

Tour: 2 years, 10 months

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DETAILS:

Trooper Nicholas Clark was shot and killed when he and other officers responded to a suicidal subject at 10041 Welch Road, in Erwin, New York.

He had responded to the residence, along with members of the Steuben County Sheriff's Office and Corning Police Department, after the man's wife called 911 at approximately 3:30 am and reported that he was suicidal and possibly armed. Crisis negotiators were attempting to make contact with the subject when he opened fire, fatally wounding Trooper Clark. The subject was found deceased a short time later suffering from a self inflicted gunshot wound.

Trooper Clark had served with the New York State Police for just under three years. He is survived by his parents and brother. He was a former two-time high school state wrestling champion and had previously tried out for the Buffalo Bills football team.

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HONORING:

Firefighter Michael Goodnight
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West Liberty Fire Department, North Carolina

End of Watch: Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Age: 55

Tour: Unknown

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DETAILS:

While responding to a reported traffic incident, Firefighter Goodnight was involved in a two motor vehicle accident and was pronounced dead at the scene. Two other adult civilians in the second vehicle involved in the accident had to be extricated from their vehicle and were airlifted to a hospital. The North Carolina State Highway Patrol continues to investigate the accident.

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May you be at rest.

This information is supplied by the Officer Down Memorial Page (www.odmp.org) and the U.S. Fire Administration (www.apps.usfa.fema.gov).

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