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Bill prefiled to rename roadway where Bardstown officer was murdered

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A Kentucky lawmaker is working to honor the life of fallen Bardstown Police Officer Jason Ellis by renaming a portion of the roadway where he was killed.

State Representative David Floyd, of Bardstown, prefiled a bill in Frankfort to rename the stretch of Blue Grass Parkway from exit ramp 21, to the Bloomfield ramp at exit 34 the Officer Jason Ellis Memorial Highway.

Ellis, a K-9 officer, was ambushed and murdered on an exit ramp off of the Bluegrass Parkway on May 25.

According to the prefiled bill, if it is passed signs for the highway would be erected within 30 days.

No arrests have been made in Ellis' murder. If you have any information you are asked to call Kentucky State Police in Elizabethtown at (270) 766-5078.

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