Road sign unveiled, honoring fallen trooper

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – While off duty, Trooper ‘Anson’ Blake Tribby responded to a motor vehicle collision, says KSP, and fatally struck a tow truck while responding.

Trooper Tribby perished on January 22, 2013.
Trooper Anson Blake Tribby Memorial Highway was unveiled on February 19, 2013, to honor of the fallen trooper, marked between miles 95 to 105 on Interstate 64.

Pictured above is Justice Cabinet Secretary John Tilley, (left) joined by Rebecca Tribby, widow of Trooper Tribbey. The trooper’s parents, Bob and Pam Tribby, stand to the right.

 

“From the time a new cadet enters into the State Police Academy, they are told they are never really off duty.  These comments are not only made to them in the academy but they are reinforced throughout their careers.  These statements reflect our expectations, as a society, that police officers have obligations and responsibilities that are inherent to their positions, not their duty status” retired KSP Captain Brian Bowling said.

 

 

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