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MHP sign in Itawamba County remembers former trooper

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Highway 178 in Itawamba County is now marked with a memorial sign to remember former Trooper Julian Davis.

Posted: May 7, 2018 1:39 PM

ITAWAMBA COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - Highway 178 in Itawamba County is now marked with a memorial sign to remember former Trooper Julian Davis.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol says Davis was killed in an automobile accident on Nov. 27, 1963. Troopers say Davis was chasing a speeder when the accident happened.

Davis' cruiser left the roadway and hit a bridge. He died two weeks later from his injuries.

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