Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 6 years
Badge # 2821
Cause: Automobile crash
Trooper Paul Barry was killed when his northbound patrol car drifted into the breakdown lane of I-495, near Exit 15, and struck a parked dump truck in Wrentham. The truck was unoccupied at the time.
A citizen who was certified as an EMT traveling behind him immediately stopped and provided medical care to Trooper Barry. The citizen was able to restore a pulse until another trooper and medical crews arrived. Trooper Barry was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
Trooper Barry had served with the Massachusetts State Police for six years. He is survived by his wife, three sons, four daughters, parents, brother, and sister.