Trooper Ernest F. Rudd

Trooper Ernest F. Rudd

New York State Police, New York

End of Watch Monday, October 5, 1925

Ernest F. Rudd

Trooper Ernest Rudd and Trooper Thomas Scanlon were killed when the police car they were riding in was struck by the Lehigh Valley Railroad's Black Diamond Express at the Route 20 railroad crossing between Geneva and Waterloo.

Trooper Scanlon and Trooper Rudd, along with a third trooper, were returning to Waterloo after dropping off a prisoner at the county jail in Canandaigua. The trooper driving the car was seriously injured.

Trooper Rudd was a WWI veteran. He was survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 30
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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Trooper Ernest Rudd, you have not been forgotten, may your soul rest in heaven.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police

April 24, 2017

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