Trooper Bartholomew M. Skelly

Trooper Bartholomew M. Skelly

Connecticut State Police, Connecticut

End of Watch Saturday, November 14, 1925

Bartholomew M. Skelly

Trooper Skelly was killed in a motorcycle accident while on duty at the Yale Bowl in New Haven, Connecticut, during a football game. Another motor officer driving in front of Trooper Skelly suddenly stopped, causing Trooper Skelly to take evasive action. He was thrown from his motorcycle and sustained severe head injuries. He was taken to the home of a doctor who lived nearby, but died several hours later.

Trooper Skelly was survived by his wife and three young children. He was killed on the seventh birthday of one of his sons.

Bio

  • Age 34
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Rest in Peace, Trooper Skelly. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 1, 2012

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