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.
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.
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.
On January 13, 1943, Trooper Peter J. Formosa died as a result of a military auto accident at Hempstead, New York. At the time, Trooper Formosa was assigned to the U.S. Army, 826th Guard Squadron, Mitchell Field, Long Island, New York.
Trooper Plunkett, 27, died on January 5, 1934 as a result of a crash on Kirkland Hill, south of Utica, NY.
Returning to the Oneida barracks from his residence in Clinton, Trooper Plunkett’s vehicle was forced off the right side of the road. He lost control and skidded on icy pavement across the road into a ditch striking a pole. At the hospital, he was being treated for fractures of the jaw and facial bones when he died unexpectedly of a blood clot in his heart.