Bridge in MN to be called "Michael Duane Clickner Memorial Bridge" in honor of fallen soldier

By KBJR News 1

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Bridge in MN to be called "Michael Duane Clickner Memorial Bridge" in honor of fallen soldier

May 22, 2014 Updated May 22, 2014 at 1:04 PM CDT

Wabasha, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Governor Mark Dayton has signed a law to name a Minnesota bridge in honor of a fallen soldier.

The Wabasha Bridge over the Mississippi River on marked Trunk Highway 60 will be declared the "Michael Duane Clickner Memorial Bridge."

Dayton's office says Sergeant Clickner was a lifelong resident of Wabasha, MN, and he was killed in action at 21–years of age on April 11, 1970, in the Binh Dinh Province of Vietnam. Clickner was trained with the Special Forces and he was a member of the 3rd Battalion (Airborne), 503rd Infantry.

"Sergeant Michael Duane Clickner served our state and nation with great courage," Dayton said. "This bridge will always honor him and his heroism."

Ramona Marozas
Rmarozas@kbjr.com

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