NYSP Trooper James R. Gohery was killed in a motorcycle crash on December 30, 1943, at the age of 29, in the village of Freeport.
6:45pm, Saturday, December 21, 2019
Deputy Sheriff Brian Pfluger was killed as a result of a vehicle crash at the intersection of SH 150 and Hill Lane, Coldspring, Texas.
3:00am, Saturday, December 21, 2019
Pierce County Sheriff’s Department this morning announced in a tweet: “In great sadness we report that Deputy Cooper Dyson was killed in a collision while on duty, as he rushed to aide [sic] fellow deputies who were being assaulted by a domestic violence suspect.”
December 20, 1972.
Trooper Isbell and Trooper Robert C. Foltz were investigating a collision on I-40 west of El Reno.
The video in the attached article from Wink News hits the nail squarely on the head in an opening comment: “Troopers are working to keep you safe on a dangerous stretch of roadway in Fort Myers…”
Whether it was planned or accidental, the TV channel has identified the real rogue in this situation — the dreadful design, in safety terms, of the road itself.
Trooper Robert Ambrose, 31, was killed on December 19, 2002, when his troop car was struck from behind by a vehicle on the New York State Thruway in the city of Yonkers.
Trooper Ambrose was investigating a property damage automobile collision when a speeding vehicle, being operated by a 20-year old intoxicated driver, lost control and struck the rear of his Troop Car. This caused the Troop Car to catch fire and resulted in Trooper Ambrose’s death. A person from the original accident Trooper Ambrose had been investigating and the intoxicated driver were also killed in the crash.
Trooper Ambrose was a five-year veteran of the State Police and had served in Troops K, F and T. He was assigned to SP Tarrytown at the time of his death.
Corporal Harold Myers, 42, was killed instantly on December 19, 1950, while en route to investigate a hit and run accident.
Corporal Myers was a passenger in the Troop vehicle when it collided with another car near Amsterdam, New York.
Corporal Myers was the first Troop G member to be killed in the line of duty since Trooper Stanley C. Greene died on February 28, 1936. Ironically, Corporal Myers served in the Guard of Honor during Trooper Greene’s funeral.
Continue reading “Memorial Page – NY State Police Corporal Harold F. Myers”
Various areas have today announced planned spending on road engineering projects to enhance traffic safety, and two of these are Allegheny and Westmoreland counties, in Pennsylvania.
What follows is a list showing the costs of just a few of the improvements, so that readers can understand just how expensive such things can be:
- Coraopolis Borough – $205,000 to upgrade a traffic signal installation;
- Shaler Township – $308,000 to install a new traffic signal;
- South Park Township – $199,975 to construct an auxiliary left turn lane;
- West View Borough – $12,682 to install overhead pedestrian crossing signs;
- Latrobe – $122,000 to install electronic flashing school zone speed limit warning devices
For a full list of projects, totalling $13.1 million in PA alone, click here.
Trooper Cunniff, 35, died on December 17, 2013, as a result of injuries he received a day prior when his patrol car was struck by a tractor trailer.
Trooper Cunniff had made a traffic stop on the New York State Thruway in the City of Amsterdam. While he was in the process of issuing a traffic summons, a tractor trailer veered off the roadway and struck his patrol car as well as the vehicle he had stopped.
Trooper Cunniff was a nine-year veteran and was assigned to SP Fultonville at the time of his death.
Continue reading “Memorial Page – NY State Trooper David W. Cunniff”
December 17, 2019
On behalf of Road Safety USA, I’m delighted to announce that we have just received written permission from New York State Police [NYSP] that we may publish all of their known memorial records and photographs of troopers who have tragically been killed in the line of duty, either in a crash or by a motor vehicle.