KSP honors fallen troopers

KSP honors fallen troopers

MADISONVILLE, KY (WFIE) - Kentucky State Police Post 2 in Madisonville came together on Wednesday to honor fallen officers.

A remembrance ceremony was held at Salem Missionary Baptist Church. They placed a wreath at Trooper Cecil W. Uzzle’s gravesite.

Trooper Uzzle was killed in 1964 when a rock slide hit his car in Pikeville. His partner, Trooper Elmer Mobley Jr., was also killed.

KY-1460 in Pike County has been designated as “Cecil W. Uzzle Memorial Highway.”

KSP gathers annually at this site to pay their respects.

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