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Tree Planting Ceremony in Memory of Officer Tyner

Thursday, October 4, 2012, 8:30 AM [RELEASE AT WILL]


On July 24, 2012 at 2:32 pm, Officer Matt Tyner passed away while in the line of duty as a Colorado Springs Police Officer with the Motorcycle Unit.


Officer Tyner was conducting traffic enforcement near Austin Bluffs Parkway and Silver Drive, when he was involved in a traffic crash.


This Friday, at 10:00 am, Phelan Gardens is graciously donating a tree in honor of Officer Tyner.  You are welcome to join his fellow officers and friends at the Police Operations Center, located at 705 S. Nevada Avenue for this special tree planting and remembrance ceremony.