Fallen Police Sergeant Honored

Fallen Police Sergeant Honored

POSTED: Thursday, May 20, 2010 - 6:21am

UPDATED: Friday, May 21, 2010 - 7:37pm

New Mexico - Former State Police Sergeant Andy Tingwall has been honored by giving his life in the line of duty.

Tingwall is a posthumous recipient of the Purple Heart after dying in a helicopter crash one year ago.

He was rescuing a hiker in the mountains when both of them were thrown from the helicopter.

Tingwall received the Purple Heart in a special ceremony yesterday.

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My deepest condolences to the family,and may your soul and spirit be embraced by our lord Jesus Christ!!!

RIP Andy.

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