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Saturday, May 9, 2015

The gazebo on the Ligonier, Pennsylvania, diamond is adorned in black ribbons and its flag is being flown at half-staff in honor of police Lt. Eric Eslary, 40, who died in the early hours of May 5, 2015, in a car crash while on duty.