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San Bernardino Mountains highway segment will be dedicated to deputy killed in Dorner shootout

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YUCAIPA, California — A stretch of Southern California mountain road will be named in honor of a San Bernardino County sheriff's deputy who died in a shootout with cop-turned-killer Christopher Dorner.

The Redlands Daily Facts (http://bit.ly/1j3qGr7 ) says two green and white signs will proclaim a stretch of Highway 38 as "Detective Jeremiah MacKay Memorial Highway."

One of the signs was unveiled at a ceremony Wednesday in Yucaipa.

MacKay was shot and killed on Feb. 12 of last year during a gun battle with Dorner in the San Bernardino Mountains. Dorner eventually shot himself in a burning cabin, ending a 10-day rampage during which the fired Los Angeles policeman killed three other people.


Information from: Redlands Daily Facts, http://www.newschoice.com/newspapers/donrey/redlands

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