Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 6 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Aircraft accident
Trooper Rathell and Trooper Donald Parkerson were killed when their Bell Jet Ranger helicopter crashed in Beltsville. The crew were attempting an emergency landing after an engine failure.
Trooper Rathell had been with the agency for almost six years.
Related Line of Duty Deaths
Trooper First Class Donald Eugene Parkerson, Jr.