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Deputy Grant Whitaker Memorial Highway

State Sen. Curtis Hertel Jr., D-East Lansing, introduced Senate Bill 509 last week which would rename the portion of State Highway M-52 that runs between M-106 and M-36 to “Deputy Grant Whitaker Memorial Highway.” The bill was referred the Committee on Transportation.

Ingham County Sheriff’s Deputy Grant Whitaker died in the line of duty December 7, 2014 while in a high speed pursuit. He was a graduate of Stockbridge High School and served with the Stockbridge P

“We have missed Deputy Whitaker every day in our district since this tragedy occurred, and his service and ultimate sacrifice for the residents of Ingham County is worthy of this recognition,” Hertel said in a statement.

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