Our memorial pages at Road Safety USA exist to commemorate anybody who has been killed in a crash in the USA at any point in history since motor vehicles were first let loose on an unsuspecting public.
This is why, today, we honor the memory of New York State Police Trooper John J. Cahill who was killed exactly 90 years ago, on February 22, 1930, when he lost control of his motorcycle in Albany, NY.
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.
Just after 11 p.m. on Saturday, February 8, 2020, a car hit four teenagers who were in the crosswalk on 787 (Cohoes Blvd.) in Green Island. Brandon Sylvester, 17, was killed and three other teens were hit, with one still in critical condition at Albany Medical Center as of the following Monday afternoon.