The CHP family mourns the loss of Officer Lucas Forrest Chellew, I.D. 19402, who was killed in the line of duty on Feb. 22, 2017. Officer Chellew, 31, was involved in a traffic collision while in pursuit of a motorist in South Sacramento. Officer Chellew suffered major injuries and was transported to University of California, Davis, Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries.
Mario Sanchez, a 2017 Corning High School graduate, will be heading to Washington D.C. in June to see his artwork hung in the United States Capitol as part of a Congressional Art Contest. He won first place for District One, which is represented by Rep. Doug LaMalfa.
Tanner Bean was in critical condition last June following a collision while on duty.
The Hanford man is now back on the force with the California Highway Patrol. An errant driver swerved into his path last year, catapulting him off his motorcycle and into the concrete center divider of Highway 180.
The Hanford CHP posted pictures and video of him back on the job on Monday.
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