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Morrisville Police Officer and Dog Honored

Posted August 20, 1997 12:00 a.m. EDT

— A Morrisville police officer who was killed in a traffic accident back in May was honored Wednesday.

Sgt. W.E. Godwin was driving a Range Rover, carrying his police canine companion, when he died in a crash while answering a dispute call.

Godwin and his canine partner were honored Wednesday at the town hall for their years of service.

The dog was recently retired and given to Godwin's family.