Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 4 years
Badge # 4
Cause: Vehicular assault
Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved
Patrolman Trevor Staszak was struck and killed by a drunk driver while investigating an accident during a snow storm.
He was struck from behind by the drunk driver as he exited his vehicle. He was thrown 40 feet as a result of the impact and killed instantly.
A deputy from the Chaffee County Sheriff's Office apprehended the drunk driver approximately 100 yards away.
Patrolman Staszak was survived by his wife, parents, and sister. His wife was riding along with him when the incident occurred.