OCTOBER 11, 2005 - Posted at 8:02 a.m. CDT
MARIANNA, AR - A retired state trooper has died from injuries from a motorcycle crash.
Former trooper Ronnie Welch was killed Sunday after his motorcycle was involved in an accident with a car near Marianna. He was 54. Welch's wife, also a retired trooper, 52-year-old Janet Welch, sustained serious injuries.
State Police director Colonel Steve Dozier said that between them the Welches served in the agency for more than 45 years.