Indiana Trooper Saves Self In Tornado
March 05, 2012
An Indiana State Police trooper freed himself from tornado debris this weekend after he found himself pinned in his basement under air-conditioning units, reports WTKR.
Trooper Martin Wimp, a Marine reservist, used his SWAT skills and military training to escape peril at his home in Henryville, which fellow trooper Shaun Hannon compared to a war zone.
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Dan J. @ 3/5/2012 3:32 PM
God bless the trooper, glad he was able to extract himself. With that new assinine law they passed in Indiana, it's a good thing it was his own house, and not someone else's.
trays @ 3/5/2012 4:33 PM
Let the church say amen!
MI @ 3/7/2012 12:34 AM
Are kidding me? Glad he is ok but, is this really a story. Surprised the super trooper didn't have his cape on still, he could have just flown away from the storm! C'mon Police Mag!
Mike Bowman @ 3/10/2012 8:18 PM
Follow up on your story
We are collecting funds now to help a Marine ( State Trooper) family from Indiana that lost everything in the tornado. Please watch this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=COZtKc_wXU0
And go to this page to learn how to help: http://activeheroes.org/2012/03/family-needs-assistance/
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