Trooper Bruce Clark Rankin

Trooper Bruce Clark Rankin

Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Wednesday, April 25, 1973

Bruce Clark Rankin

Trooper Bruce Rankin was killed when his unmarked cruiser was struck by a tractor-trailer which jumped across the median of Route 119 in Greensburg. Trooper Rankin was pinned in the wreckage of his cruiser and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Trooper Rankin had been with the agency for two years and was survived by his fiancee.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 2 years, 3 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Bruce was one of the kindest people I've ever known. He was to marry my cousin the next month. I'll never forget him....

Barbara Marchand Zwolak

Soon to be cousin

July 15, 2017

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