Family of fallen officer comforted by community’s support

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SPANISH FORK, Utah — It was a short distance from the top of 400 East in Spanish Fork to the end of a difficult week for Sgt. Wride’s family, but a community made sure they weren’t walking it alone.

“He really is a hero,” said Nathan Mohler, one of Wride’s five children. “He’s our hero. I made some pretty dumb decisions in my life, and he saved my life. So, without him, I wouldn’t be where I am today.”

The family was greeted by complete strangers along the funeral procession route on Wednesday, the beginning of a tough road of healing.

“This community is what has helped us get through it, at least,” said Chance Wride. “I told my wife I didn’t know my Dad was this popular, and it just blows my mind that they would honor him like this.”

People from all around the state…

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