MHP trooper killed in 1967 honored with highway marker

MHP trooper killed in 1967 honored with highway marker
MDOT crew installing sign bearing Kenny’s name along the highway in Long Beach. (Photo source: WLOX)
MDOT crew installing sign bearing Kenny’s name along the highway in Long Beach. (Photo source: WLOX)

LONG BEACH, MS (WLOX) - A Mississippi Highway Patrol trooper killed in the line of duty 50 years ago will be permanently remembered with a marker on Hwy. 90.

Wednesday morning, family members and fellow troopers honored Master Sgt. William Kenny as a crew from the Mississippi Department of Transportation installed a new sign bearing Kenny's name along the highway in Long Beach.

Kenny was killed in an automobile accident on Dec. 21, 1967.

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