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Service held to remember fallen Miss. Highway Patrol officer

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PETAL, MS (WDAM) -

Across the state Sunday, the Mississippi Highway Patrol honored fellow officers who died in the line of duty. 

In Petal, a special graveside services was held for native Danny Nash. Nash was shot and killed in 1983 by an escaped convict during a traffic stop.  At the time, he was assigned to Troop M in Brookhaven, and had only been with the agency for three months. 

Members of Nash family were present at the service.