- Associated Press - Monday, January 5, 2015

MARION, La. (AP) - Marion Police Chief Mark Dodd has been airlifted to University Health Center-Shreveport after falling from a ladder.

Union Parish Sheriff Dusty Gates tells The News-Star (https://tnsne.ws/1xwfpKo ) the accident happened Monday morning. Gates says the extent of Dodd’s injuries was not immediately known, but that he was able to move some body parts.

Gates says Dodd was injured at a residence along Crow Farm Road near Marion where he was roofing the house. Dodd does house repairs when he is not on duty.

Gates says Dodd apparently fell about 15 feet and broke a number of ribs.


Information from: The News-Star, https://www.thenewsstar.com

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