At approximately 7:17 pm on Friday, March 27, 2020, Trooper Nolan J. Sanders of the North Carolina State Highway Patrol was involved in a single vehicle crash while on duty in his assigned duty station of Troop C, District 2.
At 8:30pm on Saturday, March 21, 2020, Police Officer Kaia Grant, aged 33, of the Springdale Police Department, Ohio, was run down by an armed and allegedly suicidal driver.
About 11:20am on March 13, 2019, while out of his patrol car in a blizzard, Corporal Daniel Groves of the Colorado State Patrol was struck by a vehicle which was traveling too fast for conditions and slid off the road.
On March 17, 1970, NYSP Trooper Richard L. Weltz, age 30, lost his life in a one-car crash when his vehicle left the road on Route 219 in Hamburg.
On March 8, 1958, Officer Raymond Vincent O’Connor, aged 30, of the California State Police, was killed in an automobile crash.
Trooper Stanley C. Greene, 29, died on February 28, 1936, a few hours after his motorcycle struck the rear of a truck on the Albany-Schenectady Road.
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.
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.
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.