Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 1 year
Badge # Not available
Cause: Automobile crash
Trooper Kenneth Poormon and Trooper Truscott Kelly were killed when their cruiser was struck by a tractor-trailer as they were making a U-turn.
The two officers were patrolling on State Route 28 in Ulster County, New York, when they made the U-turn in an attempt to stop a traffic violator. Both officers were killed instantly.
Trooper Poormon had been employed with the New York State Police for less than a year.
Related Line of Duty Deaths
Trooper T. Michael Kelly