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SENATE RESOLUTION No. ___




DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION


     A SENATE 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 116th General Assembly (2009)


SENATE RESOLUTION


     MADAM PRESIDENT:

    I offer the following resolution and move its adoption:

    A SENATE 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, Trooper Winzenread could have called for additional service, but chose to help the motorist himself;

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

    Whereas, Trooper Winzenread served as a State Trooper from December 4, 1994 until the time of his death on April 25, 1997. He was twenty-six years old;

    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 Senate of the

General Assembly of the State of Indiana:


    SECTION 1. That the Indiana Senate 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 Senate 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 Secretary of the Senate is hereby directed to transmit a copy of this resolution to Trooper Winzenread's wife, Cindy Winzenread, his daughter Taylor Winzenread, his mother Sharon Winzenread, and the Commissioner of the Indiana Department of Transportation.