Why Missouri Is Honoring Dead Highway Trooper Dennis Engelhard With A Piece Of Road + Discrimination

Missouri will honor fallen gay Highway Patrol trooper Dennis Engelhard by naming a section of Interstate 44 after him. Engelhard, who was struck last Christmas by an oncoming vehicle while waiting for help with a stranded motorist, apparently means so much to the department that he’s being honored by name, but his partner (and now widower) Kelly Glossip was refused any partner death benefits.