NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - Nebraska's State Troopers are remembering a North Platte man killed in the line of duty 20 years ago. The State Troopers Association posted this Facebook note today: "Trooper Wagner's heroism and service are honored today, the anniversary of his line of duty death."
Wagner was killed in the line of duty in a training accident in North Platte. He suffered an accidental gunshot wound during a defensive tactics training exercise.
Trooper Wagner was 37 years old a the time of his death and was survived by his wife, two daughters, and stepdaughter.