Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 5 years
Badge # 214
Cause: Vehicular assault
Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved
Offender: Not available
Patrolman Scott Armstrong was killed when his patrol car was struck head-on by a vehicle being driven the wrong way on I-370, near I-270. The driver of the wrong way vehicle, who was drunk at the time, was also killed in the incident.
Patrolman Armstrong had served with the Bridgeton Police Department for 2 years and had previously served with the Oak Harbor, Washington, Police Department, and Sunset Hills, Missouri, Police Department, for a total of 3 years. He is survived by his son, parents, sister, brother-in-law, and girlfriend. The stretch of highway where he was killed was posthumously renamed the Officer Scott Armstrong Memorial Highway.