Funeral Services to be Held Today for Fallen MSP Trooper
Funeral services for fallen Michigan State Police Trooper Chad Wolf will be held today in Fenton.
Wolf died on Friday after his police motorcycle was struck near Dixie Highway and I-75 in Springfield Township. Wolf was dragged underneath a trailer for almost five miles before the 72-year-old motorist stopped. Wolf was taken to Genesys Hospital in Grand Blanc where he later died from his injuries. He leaves behind a wife and four children.
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has ordered flags to be lowered to half-mast today in honor of Wolf. In a statement Snyder said "Wolf gave the ultimate sacrifice to our state and our fellow Michigander. Despite possible risk, he felt the duty to serve and went to work every day to keep our communities safe. On behalf of the entire state, I sincerely thank Trooper Wolf for his service and join with his family, friends and colleagues in mourning his tragic loss."
The funeral begins at 1 p.m. today at Fenton High School. A GoFundMe page has also been started to help his family. In just two days in has raised more than $100,000.