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N.Y. town pays respects to trooper killed in line of duty


May 01, 2007
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N.Y. town pays respects to trooper killed in line of duty

Losing "part of our community" 

By TIM O'BRIEN, Staff writer 
Albany Times-Union
 
COXSACKIE, NY — From the moment one enters Coxsackie, the signs of mourning are everywhere.
From the electronic street signs that point the direction to Trooper David Brinkerhoff's wake, to the American and State Police flags that hang from a railroad bridge, it is easy to see the town is in mourning.

Outside W.C. Brady's and Sons Funeral Home, mourners formed a long line to pay their respects to the trooper killed in the line of duty Wednesday.

Brinkerhoff was one of the troopers on the State Police's Mobile Response Team who raided a Margaretville farmhouse Wednesday to capture a man police say had already shot one state trooper.

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