Dedication ceremony for Trooper Casper memorial set for Saturday

(Wisconsin State Patrol)

FOND DU LAC (WLUK) -- A memorial dedication ceremony is set for Saturday in Fond du Lac to honor Wisconsin State Patrol Trooper Trevor Casper.

According to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, the ceremony will be held at noon on May 20, 2017 at the memorial site. The site is located on the 100 block of N. Berger Parkway in Fond du Lac.

Parking will be available in the Sabish Middle School parking lot, as well as in Forest Plaza Shopping Center parking lot, in front of Home Depot.

Trooper Trevor Casper died in March of 2015, following a shootout with a murder and robbery suspect in Fond du Lac. Casper, a native of Kiel, was on his first solo assignment.

Last year, Pick 'n Save and the Wisconsin Troopers Association organized a fundraiser for the memorial site. The push raised $10,000.

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