Several major cities in the USA, such as New York, are laudably working towards the same immensely important target, known as ‘Vision Zero’.
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.
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.
Trooper Richard T. Juna, age 43, was killed in a traffic crash on February 8, 1970.
Trooper Jose A. Rosado was killed in a two-car collision on January 24, 2007, in the town of Southampton, Suffolk County.
Ten years ago today, on January 20, 2010, Trooper Jill Mattice, 31, was tragically killed on State Route 23 in the Town of Morris, Otsego County, as a result of a collision when her vehicle sideswiped an oncoming tractor trailer.
Trooper Clark died instantly on January 19, 1936 when his open touring car went off Route 27 near the village of Montauk and overturned.
On January 19, 1931, Trooper MacLarnon was killed instantly as he crossed the Southern State Parkway, on foot.