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Slain CHP officer's organs help four recipients, funeral planned for Thursday

Original post made on Sep 12, 2012

The California Highway Patrol officer killed in a shooting on Interstate Highway 680 last week near Alamo is being hailed as a hero after his organs were donated to four California residents -- including three from the Bay Area.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, September 11, 2012, 8:54 PM

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Posted by Eilish
a resident of Danville
on Sep 12, 2012 at 6:50 am

Is there a fund set up for the family of Officer Youngstrom for people to contribute?


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Posted by Alyson
a resident of Danville
on Sep 12, 2012 at 7:27 am

There is a fund set up at Wells Fargo Bank ... You can go into any Wells Fargo and let them know that you would like to contribute to the Youngstrom Family fund and they will handle it.


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Posted by resident
a resident of Alamo
on Sep 13, 2012 at 5:37 pm

It's a sad day that a man has fallen during the line of duty...but I can't stop wondering if this officer may have saved many other lives as this disturbed shooter had an arsenal of weapons and ammo in his vehicle...where was he going? What was he planning on doing? We may never know. Officer Youngstrom paid the ultimate price. He is a hero and the other officer is as well, coming to his aid and ending the life of a very troubled individual. Why? Why? Why?


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Posted by cody dollar
a resident of Danville
on Sep 21, 2012 at 5:18 pm

great more needs to be killed


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