Trooper Robert C. Gillespie

Photo of Trooper Robert C. Gillespie
End of Watch: Fri, Jun 8th, 1962
Date of Incident: Fri, Jun 8th, 1962
Cause of Death: Motor Vehicle Accident (Response)
Service Time: 11 years
Age: 33


While enroute to the town of Mitchell in response to a request for assistance, Trooper Gillespie, who was traveling at a high rate of speed with emergency lights on, was forced to leave the road when a pick-up truck slowed in front of him. Leaving the highway to avoid the truck, Trooper Gillespie swerved back on the highway to avoid another car in his path. His vehicle was then struck by another car. Trooper Gillespie died as a result of his injuries.


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