North Platte trooper killed 20 years ago remembered

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.

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