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Fundraiser scheduled for family of Trooper Ponder

Trooper Cameron Ponder was shot and killed in the line of duty. (Source: KSP) Trooper Cameron Ponder was shot and killed in the line of duty. (Source: KSP)
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -

A fundraiser will be held on Thursday, Sept. 24 for the family of Trooper Cameron Ponder.

Back Yard Burgers and Kentucky State Police will hold a fundraiser from 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. in Lone Oak, Paducah and Murray.

A portion of all their sales on Thursday will be given to the family of Trooper Ponder.

KSP said they have also started a memorial scholarship fund at Fifth Third Bank in Eddyville, Ky. in memory of Ponder. The name of the fund is "Trooper Joseph Cameron Ponder Memorial Scholarship Fund."

Trooper Ponder was shot and killed after a traffic stop and police chase on Sunday, Sept. 13.

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