LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) - An Interstate 81 bridge in Rockbridge County is being named in honor of a Virginia State Police trooper who was killed in the line of duty in 1989. A dedication ceremony for the Master Trooper Jerry L. Hines Memorial Bridge will be held Monday at the Jerry L. Hines Readiness Center in Lexington. The 48-year-old Hines was fatally shot on Feb. 20, 1989 during a traffic stop on I-81. Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
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