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For immediate release: Sergeant Nathan Ludwig

Public Information Officer
Iowa State Patrol

Tuesday, September 25, 2012 nludwig@dps.state.ia.us
(515) 745-2863 - cell
(515) 725-6093 - office

Des Moines River Bridge will be Named in Honor of Fallen Trooper

Des Moines, IOWA --- This week, Troopers in central Iowa, along with members of the state legislature and officers from local law enforcement agencies, will pause to honor a Trooper who died in the line of duty. This Thursday, a bridge along Interstate 80 crossing the Des Moines River will be dedicated in honor of Trooper Marvin Vander Linden.

Members of the public are invited and welcome to attend the dedication ceremony as a show support for those who serve and protect Iowa communities.

WHAT: Dedication of bridge in honor of Trooper Marvin Vander Linden
WHEN: Thursday, September 27, 2012
  9:15 AM
WHERE: Ceremony at ISP District 1 Office
  260 NW 48th Pl.
  Des Moines, IA 50313

View a complete list of bridges being dedicated in honor of fallen Troopers this summer and fall.



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