Bridge will be renamed to honor fallen trooper

A Clay County bridge will soon be renamed in honor of a trooper killed in the line of duty 46 years ago.

Kentucky State Police will rename the Wild Cat Creek Bridge on Kentucky 11 the Trooper Elmer Mobley, Junior Memorial Bridge.

A ceremony will be held June 14th.

Mobley was killed in 1964 while responding to a call in Pike County.

He and another trooper died when their cruiser hit large rocks in the road.

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