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10-14-07, 11:55 PM #1
Off-duty Colorado Trooper dies after collision with deer
NOT a great week for us here in Colorado. Sadly I saw this in the news while looking for updates on the previous sad incident.
DURANGO - For the second time in less than a week, a Colorado State Trooper has died.
The state patrol says 49-year-old Trooper Mark Dold, who was off duty Sunday morning, lost control of his 1999 Honda motorcycle north of Ridgway.
Troopers say he was trying to avoid a herd of deer when he ran into one of the deer and went off the side of the road and down an embankment. He was thrown off the motorcycle and into a fence post.
Trooper Dold was stationed in Durango.
He is survived by his parents, wife, two sons and a daughter.
On Thursday, two troopers in Adams County were hit by a car when they stopped to help a driver in the median.
One of the troopers, Zachariah Templeton, died from his injuries on Friday.
The other trooper, Scott Hinshaw, is recovering from his injuries at Denver Health Medical Center.
RIP.."Regulators, we regulate any stealin' of his property and we're damn good too. But you can't be any geek off the street. You gotta be handy with the steel if you know what I mean, earn your keep, Regulators! Mount up!"
10-15-07, 01:35 AM #2
I don't even know what to say. It feels like we have an Albatross around our necks.
Rest in Peace Trooper. We got the watch now.
10-15-07, 08:11 AM #3
Damn fellas. HEard about this today. You guys are having a rough time.
RIP troop."If anything worthwhile comes of this tragedy, it should be the realization by every citizen that often the only thing that stands between them and losing everything they hold dear... is the man wearing a badge." -- Ronald Reagan, in the wake of the deaths of 4 CHP troopers in the Newhall Incident, 1970
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10-15-07, 08:55 AM #4
10-15-07, 09:10 AM #5
Trooper Mark Dold RIP sir!
CO is really taking a hit all of a sudden. Keep it safe guys and gals.Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.
[George Washington (1732 - 1799)]
10-15-07, 09:22 AM #6
Damn,,, RIP brother.To be a good Law Enforcement Officer you MUST know the law!
10-15-07, 01:45 PM #7
Another sad story out of Colorado. RIPCalm Like A Bomb...
“A pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. An optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty.”
10-15-07, 02:09 PM #8
Rest easy.Do not war for peace. If you must war, war for justice. For without justice there is no peace. -me
We are who we choose to be.
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10-15-07, 02:10 PM #9
Any time an officer goes down its the shits, at least it wasn't due to some low life. However that doesn't make the family any better. Rest in Peace Brother.
Pretty women make us BUY beer. Ugly women make us DRINK beer. --Al Bundy
10-15-07, 04:57 PM #10
10-15-07, 04:59 PM #11
Rest in peace.
10-16-07, 07:33 PM #12
Thoughts and prayers enroute.
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10-18-07, 06:15 PM #13
"People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf." - George Orwell
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