Introduced Version





HOUSE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No.
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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION



        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION urging the Indiana Department of Transportation to name part of Interstate Highway 74 near mile marker 144 in Decatur County after Indiana State Trooper Andrew P. Winzenread.



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Introduced

First Regular Session of the 116th General Assembly (2009)


HOUSE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION



        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION urging the Indiana Department of Transportation to name part of Interstate Highway 74 near mile marker 144 in Decatur County after Indiana State Trooper Andrew P. Winzenread.

    Whereas, Indiana State Trooper Andrew P. Winzenread was killed in the line of duty while trying to assist a stranded motorist;

    Whereas, Although he could have called for service, Trooper Winzenread chose to help the motorist himself;

    Whereas, Returning to the stranded vehicle, Trooper Winzenread was struck by a semi-trailer truck that passed too closely and died at the scene;

    Whereas, Born on November 30, 1970, Trooper Winzenread served as a State Trooper from December 4, 1994, until the time of his death on April 25, 1997;

    Whereas, Trooper Winzenread's actions displayed his willingness to go the extra mile and to help people whenever he had the opportunity; and

    Whereas, Trooper Winzenread was a shining example of all the good qualities exhibited by Indiana state troopers, and he truly lived by the guiding values of the Indiana State Police _ integrity, service, and professionalism: Therefore,


Be it resolved by the House of Representatives

of the General Assembly of the State of Indiana,

the Senate concurring:


    SECTION 1. That the Indiana General Assembly recognizes the great sacrifice made by State Trooper Andrew P. Winzenread and his family and expresses its appreciation and deepest condolences to his family.
    SECTION 2. That the Indiana General Assembly urges the Indiana Department of Transportation to name part of Interstate Highway 74 near mile marker 144 in Decatur County in honor of Indiana State Trooper Andrew P. Winzenread.
    SECTION 3. That the Principal Clerk of the House of Representatives transmit a copy of this resolution to Trooper Winzenread's wife and daughter and the Commissioner of the Indiana Department of Transportation.