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Trooper Kenneth A. Poormon | New York State Police, New York New York State Police, New York

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Kenneth A. Poormon

New York State Police, New York

End of Watch: Wednesday, May 31, 2000

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Age: 23

Tour: 1 year

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Cause: Automobile accident

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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.

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