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Bridge named in honor of fallen Deputy Carl Koontz

HOWARD COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) – A ceremony will be held to honor fallen Howard County Deputy Carl Koontz.

The bridge at Markland and Park Avenues near the Howard County Sheriff’s Department will be named Carl Koontz Memorial Bridge.

The dedication will be Wednesday at 4 p.m.

Koontz was shot and killed back in March while serving a warrant in Russiaville.

Howard County Commissioners said the bridge naming will be a reminder to the community of Koontz’s ultimate sacrifice.

For more on Deputy Carl Koontz, click here.