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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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