Around 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 14, 2020, Lieutenant Shirley Lanning, Canadian County Sheriff’s Office, Oklahoma, was killed in a head-on crash on the Northwest Expressway in northwest Oklahoma City, according to Oklahoma City police.
New York State Trooper Nathaniel Burroughs, aged 30, was fatally injured on February 14, 1997, while investigating a one-vehicle crash on Route 17 in the town of Mamakating, NY, during hazardous weather conditions.
At 9:30 p.m. on Friday, January 31, 2020, Police Officer Alan McCollum was struck and killed by a drunk driver while conducting a traffic stop on Highway 358 near Carroll Lane, Corpus Christi, TX.
A DeSoto Parish Sheriff’s Office press release states: “It is with extreme sadness that we report the death of Deputy Donna Richardson-Below who lost her life in a tragic two vehicle crash while on duty…”
Patrolman Jeffery G. Casner, age 21, was struck and killed by a drunken driver while directing traffic at the scene of a prior, nighttime crash on the Berlin Turnpike (Route 5), Connecticut.
Trooper Brian N. Rovnak, 39, lost his life on February 2, 1983, in a one-car crash on Interstate 84, five miles east of the Taconic Parkway.
The Cartersville Police Department has expressed its deepest condolences to the family of Officer Sarah Beth Barnes, aged 32, who passed away in Dallas, Georgia, as a result of a tragic, off-duty motor vehicle crash, which occurred just before 5:30pm on January 30th, 2020.
Oklahoma Highway Patrol is asking that on this day we remember Trooper Nicholas Dees, aged 30, who died on January 31, 2015. He had joined the OHP less than two years earlier, in 2013.
Dr. Tyler Tara Wallace, 26, was driving a Chrysler when it was hit by a Toyota pickup truck near the intersection of Highlands Parkway and Lake Ridge Drive in Smyrna, Georgia, around 6pm on Saturday, January 18, 2020, according to investigators.
At 6:47 p.m. on Thursday, Jan., 23, 2020, Police Officer Katie Thyne and her partner were investigating reports of drug activity when they approached a car on the 1400 block of 16th Street [Rt 167] in Newport News, Virginia.
During the investigation, the driver sped off, dragging Police Officer Thyne for a block before striking a tree.
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