Dave Haddad posted this on our Facebook page Sunday morning:
Today, July 7th, 3 years ago, Police Sgt. Orville R. Smith Jr.’s body succumbed to injuries received on July 3rd when he was hit by a drunken driver while on traffic duty.
Some of us lost a dedicated policeman of 39 years and fireman with the White Hills Fire Dept. Some of us lost a friend who we grew up with. Some of us lost a loved one.
But we all lost a good person who would do anything for anybody and did.
R.I.P. “Smitty” you are loved and missed by all who were lucky enough to have known you.