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Old 06-03-2011, 14:07   #1
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EOW: Riverside, MO Officer Jeff Taylor

Riverside, Missouri Patrolman Jeff Taylor has passed away from injuries he sustained from being struck by lightning while assisting in Joplin during the aftermath of the May 22 tornado. This hits pretty close to home for many at my agency, as several of us were in Joplin when it happened.

Godspeed, Ptlm. Taylor.

http://www.kansascity.com/2011/06/03...lightning.html

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Old 06-03-2011, 14:30   #2
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Old 06-03-2011, 14:45   #3
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Old 06-03-2011, 14:47   #4
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Prayers and condolences to his family.

Another LEO dies under circumstances that would keep the sane and the timid huddled in safety.
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Old 06-03-2011, 15:04   #5
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I'm sorry to hear that, my thoughts go out to the boys at Riverside, the Family and the folks in need down at Joplin.
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Old 06-03-2011, 15:08   #6
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quite a coincidence, at a racetrack that I frequent in Humboldt, Ks last week they announced the flagman at the track was there helping his sister and was relatively close to this accident, saw it & did CPR on the guy that was struck. WOW
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Old 06-03-2011, 15:15   #7
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Old 06-03-2011, 15:18   #8
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Old 06-03-2011, 18:35   #9
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wrecks
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now this? WTF!?!?!?
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Old 06-03-2011, 19:11   #10
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Old 06-03-2011, 19:12   #11
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wrecks
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now this? WTF!?!?!?
Guess if one wants to live a safe life, one should become a computer software developer.
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Old 06-03-2011, 20:37   #12
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Old 06-04-2011, 05:41   #16
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A bunch of folks you never met were pulling for you, Officer Taylor. I'm very sorry to hear this.

God be with you and God bless your family.

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Old 06-06-2011, 20:14   #17
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I'll miss you brother... Remembering the good times we all had... see ya on the other side someday.
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On behalf of Joplin citizens, THANK YOU, for coming to our aide when we needed you most. Condolences to his family.
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