Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 5 years
Badge # 738
Cause: Vehicle pursuit
Incident Date: 5/7/1977
Offender: Not available
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.