August 2, 2011
Sgt. Sheldon Lyon, right, spokesman for the Missouri State Highway Patrol and Cpl. Michael Belshe work at the intersection of Missouri highway 118 and state route P Monday evening in Holt County. A Missouri State Trooper and K-9 assigned to the water patrol division have been missing since Monday afternoon.
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Second trooper dies in mountain climbing fall
Heartbroken law enforcement officers battled fast-moving floodwaters and extreme heat Tuesday as they searched for the body of a missing colleague and his patrol dog who apparently were swept away in northwest Missouri.