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Trooper Donald E. Shea | Massachusetts State Police, Massachusetts Massachusetts State Police, Massachusetts

Trooper

Donald E. Shea

Massachusetts State Police, Massachusetts

End of Watch: Saturday, December 16, 1978

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 28

Tour: 3 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Automobile accident

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Trooper Donald Shea was killed in an automobile accident on Route 9 while responding to an accident in Natick. As he crested a hill he observed three juveniles in the roadway and swerved to avoid them. His patrol car struck a utility pole, causing fatal injuries.

In July of 1978 Trooper Shea received the State Police Medal for Meritorious Service for his successful investigation of a major felony case in Framingham.

Trooper Shea had served with the Massachusetts State Police for three years. He was survived by his wife and two young sons

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Today, your brothers and sisters of the Massachusetts State Police honor your memory today on this your 37th anniversary. May you continue to rest in peace knowing that you have not been forgotten.

Tpr. Thomas E. Dolan
Massachusetts State Police
December 16, 2015

 

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