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Governor Corbett Orders Pennsylvania State Flags at Capitol Complex and in Beaver County to Fly at Half-Staff to Honor Fallen State Trooper

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today ordered all Pennsylvania flags in the Capitol Complex and at commonwealth facilities in Beaver County to fly at half-staff to honor Pennsylvania State Police Trooper First Class Blake T. Coble.

Coble, 48, of Beaver Falls, was killed this morning in the line of duty during a motor vehicle accident.

Coble, who was assigned to Troop D, Beaver Station, was a 24-year veteran of the Pennsylvania State Police.

State flags shall remain at half-staff until internment.

All Pennsylvanians are invited to participate in this tribute.

Media contact: Janet Kelley, 717-783-1116

SOURCE Pennsylvania Office of the Governor