Limestone County: Stretch of highway honors fallen DPS trooper

Department of Public Safety Trooper Damon Allen. (Courtesy photo/file)

LIMESTONE COUNTY, Texas (KWTX) A stretch of highway is now a memorial for a fallen state trooper.

House bill1249 went into effect Sunday, designating the part of U.S. Highway 84 that runs through Limestone County as the Trooper Damon Allen Memorial Highway.

It was picked to honor his sacrifice in the area he lived and worked most of his life.

Trooper Allen died on Thanksgiving in 2017 after being shot while executing a traffic stop.