Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 15 years
Badge # 325
Cause: Motorcycle accident
Incident Date: 7/8/1999
Suspect: Not available
Officer Kelley succumbed to severe injuries 10 days after being involved in a motorcycle accident while on duty.
An unlicensed and uninsured driver pulled out of a driveway into Officer Kelly's path, causing the collision. Officer Kelley was thrown from his motorcycle and suffered a broken shoulder bone, a collapsed lung, crushed ribs, a ruptured spleen and a spinal injury.
Officer Kelly had graduated from motor school six days before the accident. He had served in law enforcement with several different agencies for a total of 15 years. He is survived by his mother, stepfather, and sister.