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Dedication set for Vt. deputy killed in car crash

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LUNENBURG, Vt. (AP) - A Vermont sheriff's department is going to be dedicating a memorial to a deputy who was killed when her cruiser crashed a decade ago.

The Nov. 27 dedication will remember the sacrifice of Essex County Sheriff's Deputy Sheriff Ruby Rainault.

The 54-year-old Rainault was killed Nov. 24, 2003 when the cruiser she was driving was hit broadside a box truck while she was making a U-turn on U.S. Route 2 in Lunenburg.

Essex County Sheriff Trevor Colby says it's appropriate to pay tribute to Rainault, the first Vermont female law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty.

A memorial sign has been erected on the site of the crash in which Rainault died.

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