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Flags to be lowered after KSP trooper killed in crash

(Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Department) (Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Department)
Eric Chrisman, 23, died in the crash on U.S. 62. (Source: Kentucky State Police) Eric Chrisman, 23, died in the crash on U.S. 62. (Source: Kentucky State Police)
KENTUCKY (KFVS) - Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear ordered that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Monday, June 29, in honor of a Kentucky State Police trooper killed in the line of duty.

Eric Chrisman, 23, was responding to a complaint of a reckless driver on June 23, when he was killed in a car accident.

Chrisman is originally from Lawrenceburg, Ky.

He graduated from the state police training academy in January and was assigned to Lyon County, in the Post 1 District.

Services for Trooper Chrisman will be held June 29 at 11 a.m. Eastern time at Ninevah Christian Church, 1195 Ninevah Road in Lawrenceburg. Gov. Beshear encourages individuals, businesses, organizations and government agencies to join in this tribute.

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