His father, Joseph; mother, Brenda Tiffany and her husband Allan; his sister, Kelly Ponder; and fiancee, Chrystal Coleman,.
Trooper Ponder was attempting to stop a vehicle Sunday night around 10:20 p.m. on Interstate 24 when the driver fled.
A chase ensued with the suspect stopping abruptly, causing the trooper's vehicle to collide into the rear of the suspect's vehicle.
The driver then fired several shots into Ponder's police cruiser, hitting him several times. Ponder was taken to a hospital in Princeton, Kentucky, where he died shortly before midnight.
The suspect then fled on foot and was apprehended after an overnight manhunt.
There are currently no photos for Trooper Joseph Cameron Ponder.