Minn. governor orders flags at half-staff to honor paramedic LODD

Paramedic Troy Boettcher was killed when a dump truck t-boned the rig he was riding in while transporting a patient

By Rachel Engel

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — The governor of Minnesota ordered the flags be flown at half-staff on Monday in honor of Paramedic Troy Boettcher, who was killed in the line of duty.

On Tuesday, June 8, Boettcher was in the back of an ambulance during a transport with a 17-year-old patient, when a dump truck t-boned the rig, killing both Boettcher and the teenager.

The flags at all state and federal buildings in Minnesota will be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Monday, June 14.

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