Funeral services for fallen ODNR officer announced

Funeral services for fallen ODNR officer announced
A 16-year-old girl drowned after falling through ice at a lake in a Highland County state park, and one of the first responders who joined the search also has died. Officer Jason Lagore was with ODNR 15 years. (Source: ODNR)

HIGHLAND COUNTY, Ohio (FOX19) - The services for a fallen Ohio Department of Natural Resources officer have been announced.

Officer Jason Lagore died earlier in the week after responding to the scene where two teens fell into a frozen lake.

Lagore suffered a medical emergency while on the dock at Rocky Fork State Park. The ODNR officer fell into the lake after suffering a medical emergency, according to officials.

Lagore was taken to the hospital but later died.

The calling hours and funeral service for Lagore will at the Bible Baptist Church on Megan Drive in Wilmington. The calling hours will be March 2 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The funeral service will be the following day at 10 a.m.

ODNR says there will be limited capacity at the church for the general public due to social distancing requirements.

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