U.S. flag to be lowered Saturday in honor of fallen ISP officer

News Release

INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Eric Holcomb has directed flags to be flown at half-staff in the state on Saturday to honor and remember Indiana State Police Master Trooper James Bailey on the day of his funeral.

Bailey, 50, of Auburn, died Friday when he was struck by a car while setting stop sticks on Interstate 69 south of Auburn to stop a man fleeing police.

He was struck by the car that was fleeing police. He died later that day at a hospital.

Holcomb’s office said flags should be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday.

Bailey’s funeral will be Saturday morning at Garrett High School.