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Sergeant Arthur Lee Hershey | Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania


Arthur Lee Hershey

Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Sunday, January 3, 1999

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Age: 51

Tour: 27 years, 8 months

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Military veteran

Cause: Struck by vehicle

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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.

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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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