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.