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Virginia Tech will honor a campus police officer that died in the line of duty. Police say the football team will carry a flag as they jog out of the tunnel today — decorated with No. 152, the badge number for Officer Deriek Crouse.

Crouse was shot to death on campus in December by a part-time Radford University student. Investigators still have not identified a motive for the attack by 22-year-old Ross Truett Ashley, who later shot himself.

Virginia Tech Police say students from Virginia Western Community College donated the flag.

A photo of Crouse also will be displayed following the marching band performance at halftime.

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