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Bridge Officially Named for Trooper Christopher Skinner

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By Fox 40 Staff.
Governor Cuomo signed a bill Thursday to officially rename the northbound and southbound bridges on Interstate 81 crossing Route 11 at exit 7 in the Town of Chenango the Trooper Christopher G. Skinner Memorial Bridge.

Skinner was struck and killed on May 29, 2014 while issuing a traffic ticket on Interstate 81 between exits 6 and 7 in Chenango. Police have charged Almond Upton in Skinner's death. His trial is set for November.