Police Officer David Young

Police Officer David Young

Florence Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Thursday, May 3, 2007

David Young

Police Officer David Young was killed in a motorcycle accident while on patrol at approximately 11:50 am.

Another vehicle pulled out in front of him, forcing him to lay his motorcycle down. The motorcycle slid into the vehicle and both vehicles burst into flames.

Officer Young was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The driver of the other vehicle was also taken to an area hospital. Her injuries are not life threatening

Officer Young was U.S. Air Force veteran and had served with the Florence Police Department for 14 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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I was thinking about you today as I watched Fallen. I hope we took care of your family after your tragic accident as you would have taken care of ours. I hope the know we hurt when you passed and that any shortcomings we had were because we did not know how to react better in the time of such a great loss. Your picture is hanging on the wall and your name is in our conversations even after all these years. Prayers for you family. If the should read this we still remember often the man that was our David.

Detective Bill White

September 29, 2017

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