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Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published May 21, 2011

STATEMENT FROM GOVERNOR O’MALLEY ON THE PASSING OF TROOPER SHAFT HUNTER



ANNAPOLIS, MD (May 21, 2011) – Governor Martin O’Malley issued the following statement today following the death of Tfc. Shaft Hunter of the Maryland State Police, who died early this morning in a car crash along Interstate 95:

“I’m saddened by the news of Trooper Hunter's tragic death. This tragedy, particularly as it occurred on duty as Trooper Hunter worked to keep our highways safe, reminds us of the dangers associated with law enforcement and the risks they take on a daily basis to keep our state safe. My thoughts and prayers, and those of all Marylanders, are with the Hunter family on this difficult day.”