Sergeant Arthur Lee Hershey

Sergeant Arthur Lee Hershey

Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Sunday, January 3, 1999

Arthur Lee Hershey

Sergeant Arthur Hershey was killed when he was struck by a pickup truck while standing near his vehicle at mile marker 180.2 on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Dublin Township, Fulton County.

He was en route to Harrisburg for a training assignment when he stopped to assist another trooper at the scene of an accident. The driver of the pickup lost control after she struck a patch of ice.

Sergeant Hershey was a U.S Army veteran of the Vietnam war and had served with the Pennsylvania State Police for 27 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 51
  • Tour 27 years, 8 months
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

accident scene

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Sarge you are always remembered, and always missed. As I close the door on my chapter of the State Police, I will always be thankful that you were my first Station Commander.
Rest in peace always and thank you for your years of service.

Cpl. William Potter
Pennsylvania State Police

January 3, 2016

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