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April 08, 2011
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Mich. trooper thrown from cruiser, killed

The trooper's squad rolled several times in the wreck that came while responding to an accident

By PoliceOne Staff

SAGINAW COUNTY, Mich. — Trooper Jeffrey Werda was killed in an automobile accident while responding to assist Saginaw County deputies who were involved in a pursuit at approximately 1:30 am.

Several minutes after he notified dispatchers he was responding to assist, a motorist called 911 to report finding a crashed patrol car on Birch Run Road. Trooper Werda's patrol car had rolled over several times and he was ejected from the vehicle.

He was transported to Covenant HealthCare Hospital where he pronounced dead.

Trooper Werda had served with the Michigan State Police for 11 years.

Read more on ODMP.






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