Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 21 years
Badge # 674
Cause: Automobile accident
Incident Date: 8/19/2006
Corporal Michael Young succumbed to injuries inflicted 10 days earlier in an automobile accident on I-95, in Glynn County.
He was responding to assist a trooper who was involved in a vehicle pursuit. While he was enroute, Corporal Young's patrol car crossed the median strip into oncoming traffic. His patrol car was struck by another vehicle traveling in the opposite direction.
The corporal was transported to Southeast Georgia Regional Medical Center, where he remained until succumbing to his injuries.
Corporal Young had served with the Georgia State Patrol for 21 years and was assigned to Post 23, Brunswick. He is survived by his wife, two children, and two grandchildren.