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Trooper William Gaines Andrews, Jr. | Georgia State Patrol, Georgia Georgia State Patrol, Georgia

Trooper

William Gaines Andrews, Jr.

Georgia State Patrol, Georgia

End of Watch: Sunday, May 8, 1977

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 32

Tour: 5 years

Badge # 738

Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Incident Date: 5/7/1977

Weapon: Automobile

Offender: Not available

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Trooper William Andrews was killed in an automobile crash during a vehicle pursuit at 11:45 pm.

He was reaching for his microphone when he lost control of his patrol car and struck a tree. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead upon arrival shortly after midnight.

Trooper Andrews had served with the Georgia State Patrol for five years and was assigned to Post 34 in Manchester. He was survived by his wife and 9-month-old son.

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Judge /retired SC Trooper Danny Lynn
Aiken County, SC
May 8, 2017

 

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