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December 23, 2023

‘No regrets’: Police Sgt. Kepp in good spirits during recovery from horrific crash

Credit: MoCo360

Montgomery County Police Sgt. Patrick Kepp, 36, said he has “no regrets whatsoever” about getting involved in a traffic stop on I-270 that caused him to lose his legs, Kepp told MoCo360 in a phone interview on Thursday while in his room at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda.

Typically, Walter Reed treats only military veterans, but when Rep. David Trone (D-Dist.6) heard about Kepp’s story, he sprang into action.

Trone wrote a letter to U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin urging him to a sign a waiver allowing Kepp to use the prosthetic services at the medical center, Trone said via email on Thursday.

“By allowing Sergeant Kepp to receive treatment at Walter Reed, we can ensure that the highly decorated officer gets the best care possible,” Trone wrote. 

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