'Fallen Heroes Memorial Wall' unveiled
The washington state patrol has unveiled a new memorial to honor troopers who died in the line of duty. Kyw's austin jenkins was at state patrol headquarters today for the ceremony. Bagpipes played and members of a state of honor guard. Lifted black cloth drapes. To reveal the new heroes wall the memorial features plaques honoring each of the thirty one members of the washington state patrol who've died since the agency was founded a century ago governor. Jay inslee addressed the families and the audience. Your sacrifices that people are living today and they're going home to see their families because of the sacrifice your family has offered lou. Ann mason was one of the family members who attended her father. Joseph modlin was awake control officer. Who was killed in one thousand nine hundred seventy four when he was struck by a log truck trailer brings back a lot. But it makes me very proud. The memorial was unveiled on the hundredth anniversary of the legislature. Creating the agency. The later became the state patrol. I'm austin jenkins in olympia.