Funeral planned for DNR conservation officer who died in the line of duty
The funeral for a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officer who died in the line of duty has been planned.
Services for Sarah Grell will take place Friday, according to Hubbard Broadcasting sister station WDIO-TV.
Visitation is at 11 a.m. at the IRA Civic Center in Grand Rapids, and a 1 p.m. funeral service follows.
WDIO reports there will not be a procession, according to the DNR.
Grell died following a two-vehicle crash near Grand Rapids that involved a semi. The Minnesota State Patrol said the officer was driving a pickup when a semi struck the truck on the driver-side door.
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According to the DNR, Grell is the 23rd Minnesota conservation officer to die in the line of duty.
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Meanwhile, a GoFundMe has been established for Grell’s family and to help with service costs.