Police Officer Nathaniel Michael Burnfield

Police Officer Nathaniel Michael Burnfield

South Strabane Township Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Tuesday, November 4, 2008

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Nathaniel Michael Burnfield

Officer Nathaniel Burnfield was struck and killed by the driver of a dump truck while assisting at the scene of an accident. He and two other officers came up on accident on I-70, near Bentleyville.

He was attempting to clear debris from the roadway when an oncoming dump truck swerved to avoid striking their police vehicle, but instead struck Officer Burnfield.

Officer Burnfield had served with the South Strabane Township Police Department for 5 years. He is survived by his parents and two brothers.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 26

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

November 4, 2020

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